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Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)
Mary Anning (1799–1847)

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A statue of Mary Anning, palaeontologist in the nineteenth century. She hunted fossils and made important discoveries that shaped the way we think about prehistoric times. The statue depicts Mary and her dog Tray, striding towards the beach, fossil in one hand and rock hammer in the other, with a basket on her arm. It is sited at Church Cliff beach, near to where Mary lived.
Title

Mary Anning (1799–1847)

Date

2022

Medium

bronze

Accession number

DT7_BDM_S800

Acquisition method

funded by a crowdfunding campaign called 'Mary Anning Rocks'

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

21st May 2022

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at all times

Inscription description

MARY ANNING 1799–1847

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Located at

Long Entry, Lyme Regis

DT7 3BY

Placed by Church Cliff beach, near to where Mary lived, overlooking the sea.