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The Onion Seller

Seamus Murphy
1995

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Description

Bronze sculpture of a woman with onions in her hands - commemorating the street traders on Cornmarket Street.

Inscription(s)

THE ONION SELLER

by
seamus murphy r.a.

Accepted by the Right Honourable
Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tim Falvey
on behalf on the people of Cork

from
Ray Doherty (Franchisee)

[Logo of McDonald's]

May 1995
celebrating 10 years in cork

Annotation

The original 'Onion Seller' was cast in bronze in 1937 by sculptor Séamus Murphy. It is a monument to the women dealers in the Coal Quay, Cork City Open Market. The same statue stands 250 m away in Bishop Lucey Park (here).

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 51°53'56" - W 8°28'35")

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