The Hands of Time: Tying a Rope to a Mooring Ring

by Crystal Przybille
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    Crystal Przybille - The Hands of Time: Tying a Rope to a Mooring Ring - Click to view full size image


This sculpture references the arrival of the first tall ships to the area and Victoria’s nautical identity. Original mooring rings – remnants of Fort Victoria – can be found at this location.

It is one of 12 bronze sculptures of life-size hands engaged in activities that symbolize the Capital City's history and identity can be explored around downtown Victoria. Explore and discover these artworks with The Hands of Time Walking Tour Brochure.

The artworks are located around Victoria's Inner Harbour, with one art piece at City Hall, The Hudson, along the Songhees Walkway, and another at the top of Beacon Hill at Beacon Hill Park. The artworks can be found on buildings, lamp standards, rocks in landscaped areas, and on bedrock.

About Crystal Przybille