Mermaid statue at Ganges harbour, British ColumbiaMermaids of Earth
The Rotary Club of Salt Spring Island commissioned this 8′ bronze mermaid statue named Nerissa by sculptor Thomas Richard McPhee, completed in April 2001. It sits in the Rotary Marine Park near the Ganges harbour. ( map )
Ganges Mermaid by sculptor Thomas Richard McPhee. Donated by Rotary Club of Salt Spring Island.
The inscription reads “Service Above Self”, the motto of the Rotary Club. The significance of the sea astrolabe in the mermaid’s right hand is not known at this point.
Rotary Club Mermaid of Salt Spring Island. Photo by Ruth Hartnup.
Mermaid Statue at Ganges. Photo by Kmax © 2012
Nerissa, Mermaid of Salt Spring Island. Photo by Shawn Schollmeyer.
Mermaid in Ganges by sculptor Thomas Richard McPhee. Donated by Rotary Club of Salt Spring Island.
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