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#1020 Matthijs and The Big Fish sculpture - Belfast (Northern Ireland)

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Matthijs and "The Big Fish" sculpture at the Donegall Quay in Belfast (Northern Ireland).

The Big Fish also called the Bigfish is a printed ceramic mosaic sculpture by John Kindness. This 10 metre (32 ft) Salmon was commissioned in 1999
to celebrate the regeneration of the River Lagan and the historic importance of the site (confluence of the River Lagan and Farset, which Belfast is named after). The outer "skin" is a cladding of ceramic tiles decorated with texts and images relating to the history of Belfast.

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