Toad in the Hull!
Introducing the History Centre's very own Toad! Toad in the Hull
was designed by Janis Goodman with artwork being done by Sarah
Fisher. The toad is sponsored by Kier Building Maintenance
The design is based on a series of vignettes in which
conversations take place, literally and metaphorically about Larkin
and the toad. Brightly coloured cartoon-like illustrations,
incorporating Hull landmarks such as the Deep, Queens Gardens
and the Humber Bridge, cover the surface of the toad in an organic
Larkin with Toads was a city wide mass participation public art
event that populated Hull with enormous decorated toads for 10
weeks during summer 2010.