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Quilliam statue shares UK prize

A bronze statue of Captain John Quilliam has shared a United Kingdom award for public sculpture.

The bust, the work of Bryan Kneale, RA, has won the Marsh Award, alongside Deer Shelter, a series by American artist James Turrell.

Mr Kneale's bust, of the man who steered the Victory into Trafalgar gazing at the horizon, is in the Speaker's Garden at Castle Rushen.

One of those who campaigned for such a monument was Rushen MHK Quintin Gill:

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