Tyne and Wear HER(10979): Newcastle, Northumberland Street, 'Heralds' - Details
Newcastle, Northumberland Street, 'Heralds'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1997 and 1999 by Ray Smith. Identical figures in painted mild steel at either end of Northumberland Street. The black-painted figures hold poles with colourful perforated steel banners. Ray Smith also designed the railings, seating and bins for Northumberland Street. Commissioned by Newcastle City Council. The figure at Haymarket has since been removed
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 129; Grace McCombie, 2009, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Newcastle and Gateshead, p 199