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The Forward Statue, Centenary Square (Summer 1991) which was destroyed by fire in April 2003

The Forward Statue which was destroyed by fire in April 2003. A £200,000 fibre-glass statue was known locally as the Lurpak sculpture because it looked as if it was made out of butter. It was sculpted by Birmingham-trained Raymond Mason and erected when the square was completed in 1991. It cost £250,000 to construct and depicted famous Brummies, including Joseph Chamberlain and University of Birmingham founder, Josiah Mason.

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  • Uploaded on July 7, 2010
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Plustek OpticFilm 7300