His First Sorrow - Poor Robin

This statue by William Frederick Woodington dates back to 1877 and probably originally stood in Sutton Coldfield Town Hall. It stood in the entrance Lobby of Town Middle School (now the Baptist Church) on Trinity Hill when I was a pupil there, and moved to the new school in 1981. I noticed when I voted on Thursday that it is now in the entrance of Holland House, and is sporting a sling hiding the dead bird...

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Taken on May 1, 2008