Tyne and Wear HER(10900): Newcastle, St. James Boulevard, 'Wor Jackie' - Details
Newcastle, St. James Boulevard, 'Wor Jackie'
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1991 by Susanna Robinson. A bronze statue on a slate pedestal. This is a posed statue of the Newcastle United footballer Jackie Milburn. It was erected by public subscription through the Newcastle Evening Chronicle following the death of the former hero. The statue was originally located in Northumberland Street but it was relocated in 1999 nearer to St. James Park football stadium.
Ian Ayris, Peter Jubb, Steve Palmer and Paul Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments and Sculpture of Tyne and Wear, p 83; Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet); Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North-East England, p 105; Pearson, Lynn, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 48