Stolen: Beautiful carved tree chainsawed off and taken from beach

If you see or are offered this unique piece of artwork please get in touch with Fort Victoria Country Park.

carved tree 3

Fort Victoria Country Park have issued an appeal after a unique piece of artwork was stolen from the beach.

Posting to their Facebook page, they say,

“Stolen …the beautiful hand sculpted tree on the beach that Dave has been working on all summer has been hacked off with a chainsaw in the night and taken!”

Stolen - the tree hacked off

The tree before it was taken

If you are offered this piece of artwork please get in touch with Fort Victoria Country Park by calling (01983) 823893.

Thursday, 18th October, 2018 12:48pm

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Tamara

How despicable! This is a unique artwork, a labour of love.

ashtree
I’ve just lost my faith in human nature. Who ever stole it is likely to be living on the Island as it carving was not that well known off the Island. It took David Wallace months of work to carve this tree and preparations were under way to move to a more accessible place for all to see. Utter vandalism on the part of the people who… Read more »