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The "Shell and Wave" sculpture was created in 1988 as a Bicentenary Project to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary. The sculpture is a tribute to lifesavers from 3 Manly beaches who have carried out more than 41,000 rescues up until 1988. 


Address:Marine Parade , Walkway between Manly Surf Club & Cabbage Tree Bay , Manly, 2095
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.799693
Long: 151.292309
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1788
Approx. Event End Date:1988
Designer:Cliff Axelson, assisted by Art & Design Students, Seaforth College of TAFE
Artist:Cliff Axelson, assisted by Art & Design Students, Seaforth College of TAFE


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Inscription in Proximity

1788 - 1988

This "Shell and Wave" Sculpture " is a tribute to the Surf lifesavers from 3 Manly Beaches who have carried out 41,000 surf rescues to date" 

Designed and created by Cliff Axelson - Sculptor 
Assisted by 1988 students of Art and Design Seaforth College of Technical and Further Education 

As a Bicentennial Project to commemorate the Nation's Bicentenary in 1988.

Funded by the NSW TAFE Special Bicentennial projects fund. 

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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