Casi marvels at new refugee sculpture

A new sculpture in Ellesmere’s Cremorne Gardens is proving a big hit with families.

Casi Harrison, aged 4, looks at the statue at The Mere, Ellesmere
Casi Harrison, aged 4, looks at the statue at The Mere, Ellesmere

The sculpture of a refugee finding shelter was commissioned to mark the centenary of the Save the Children charity, founded by Ellesmere’s Eglantyne Jebb and her sister, Dorothy Buxton.

It was sculpted by artist John Merrill.

Pictured looking up at the sculpture is four-year-old Casi Harrison from Ellesmere.

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