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The Girl in Wetsuit statue in Stanley Park was a gift to the Vancouver Parks Board. It is one of the iconic Vancouver statues! Some people think that it is a mermaid, but it is really a girl in a wetsuit!
A lot people think that is actually a statue of a mermaid, but it isn't. It is a statue of a girl in a wetsuit.
The plaque says:
"Girl in Wetsuit"
Donated by Vancouver Harbour Improvement Society 1972
Sculptor Elek Imredy
This plaque says:
Girl in Wetsuit
This statue was a gift to the Vancouver Park Board from sculptor Elek Imredy. Unveiled June 10, 1972, she represents Vancouver's dependence on the sea.
Photo Hint: Use a Telephoto lens and focus on the figure then recompose to fill frame.
The Girl in Wetsuit statue is located on a rock just off of the Stanley Park Seawall on the north side of Stanley Park. It is close to the SS Empress of Japan Figurehead between the Brockton Point Lighthouse and Lumbermens' Arch.
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