Hatfield artist thanks QE2 Hospital staff with sculpture donation
TWO new sculptures are taking pride of place in the children's A&E department at the QE2 Hospital. They were donated by Hatfield artist Ian De Silva, to say thanks to the staff there who cared for his son. Eleven-year-old Howard was admitted to the WGC
TWO new sculptures are taking pride of place in the children's A&E department at the QE2 Hospital.
They were donated by Hatfield artist Ian De'Silva, to say thanks to the staff there who cared for his son.
Eleven-year-old Howard was admitted to the WGC hospital earlier this year for a hernia operation.
And Ian, 51, of Drovers Way, said he was so impressed with the standard of care on display he was determined to do something to show his gratitude.
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So when he was commissioned to create some new sculptures for two beaches in Kent - of seahorses and cartoon character Betty Boop - he knew exactly what to do with the original prototypes.
For more on this story, see next week's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.
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