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The Friendly Giant in 'Kannenfeld Park' in Basel
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the friendly giant in 'Kannenfeld Park' in Basel is a sculpture by Markus Böhmer. He is peeking from behind a tree and tries not to scare the children playing in the park.

Copyright: Dieter Hofer
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Uploaded: 16/01/2010
Updated: 05/09/2014
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