Historian and author James Barr, from London, encouraged Twitter users to share monuments they believe ‘enhance their surroundings’ in a thread.
Ancient Statues Near the Royal Tomb on Mount Nemrut, Turkey
Växjö Sweden. Commemorates housewife Danuta Danielsson whacking Neo-Nazi Seppo Seluska. That’s a worthwhile subject for a statue. Danuta’s mum was an Auschwitz survivor.
Women of Steel, Sheffield
Terry Fox Statue, Canada
Yoda Statue, Lucasfilm Campus in San Francisco, CA
Bronze Statue of a Mouse Knitting a DNA Double Helix in Russia
A peculiar Russian monument praises the scientific achievements of a tiny mammal