Gallery: Enchanting Woodland Sculptures Pay Homage to the Witches of Pe...

 
A series of enchanting woodland sculptures on the Pendle Sculpture Trail mark the 400th anniversary of one of the most ludicrous witch hunts in history. Persecuted in a flit of mania at the Lanchashire trials, 10 of the so-called Witches of Pendle Forest were charged with murder and executed by hanging. This is all very disturbing of course, but Philippe Hardford's extraordinary wooden sculptures Reconnected 1 and Reconnected 2 are bound to cheer you up.

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  1. evelyn m December 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    These scuptures are absolutely beautiful. They are also very appropriate to the environment I live in, a small city (Campbell River) on the east coast of Vancouver Island – right at the 50th parellel in B.C., Canada. We are surrounded by the forest, and many people have large trees in their front or back yards. After big storms, many trees fall, wouldn\’t this idea be lovely for the trees that fall across roads.

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