The Angel of the North
Gateshead, Northumberland, England
Looking west from 200 feet up to see The Angel of the North with the A1 behind it.
This sculpture by Antony Gormley OBE has become the defining image of the north-east of England. It's 65 feet high and over 175 feet wide.
The people below give you some idea of the scale.
The view of the A1, looking south, as seen by the Angel.
Another view of the A1 looking south as seen by the Angel.
You can see parts of Washington, Birtley and Chester-le-Street.
Getting a little more intimate with the lady.
On that point, some argue that the sculpture is of a male figure. Not that it matters, it's still an amazingly spectacular piece of work.
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