J3575 : "Titanica" statue, Belfast

taken 5 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

"Titanica" statue, Belfast
"Titanica" statue, Belfast
The "Titanica" statue is sited directly in front of the main entrance to "Titanic Belfast". It was created by Rowan Gillespie and is a "bronze sculpture with a high-bolted brass base is a life-size female figure, similar to female figureheads which historically rested on the bows of ships as a symbol of good fortune" (from LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) ).
"Titanic Belfast" (originally the Titanic Signature Project)
Work started, in May 2009, on what, at the time, was known as “The Titanic Signature Project”. The building opened to the public on 31 March 2012. This is a series of photographs showing the construction work underway and after the public opening. It is owned by an independent charitable trust known as Titanic Foundation Limited LinkExternal link.
The site occupies some 75 acres of waterfront, former industrial land on the eastern side of the River Lagan in the Titanic Quarter and close to the centre of Belfast. The architects were Todd Architects who designed J3372 : Department of Architecture, Queen's University, Belfast (2) and J3474 : The "Boat" site, Belfast (42).

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J3575, 707 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Belfast Docks 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 753 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4876N 5:54.6291W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 753
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Titanic Belfast  RMS Titanic  Titanic Quarter  Titanic  Belfast Harbour  Belfast  Titanica  Statue 

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