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Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria, BC by unknown


Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria, BC by unknown
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Artwork DescriptionThis dark grey, rectangular, granite monolith and iron fence marks the twinning of Morioka, Japan with Victoria, BC. Inscribed on the eastern side: "Placed here May 23, 1985. Commemorating the twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria and to the memory of Dr. Inazo Nitobe. Mayor Daizo Ota, Mayor Peter Pollen." In 1995, a plaque was installed, and it reads: "10th Anniversary of Twinning, Morioka, Japan, Victoria, Canada. May 23, 1995. Mayor Ohto, Mayor Cross."

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Artwork TypeMonument
Mediumblack granite, stone, iron
Unveiled dateMay 23, 1985
Reference #3802
SiteNear Finlayson Point on the Dallas Rd walkway, overlooking the beach. Directly south of lookout in Beacon Hill Park.
Art CategoryCivic Public Art
Selection ProcessCivic: Invitational / Commissioned
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: James Bay

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