The Ashokan Pillar

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By James Cormick The Ashokan Pillar is up and running again.  Well, not exactly running, but reconstructed and in a different place:  further forward than before and easier to see and circumambulate.  It was made for us in 1996, in memory of Sir Harold Bailey, one of our founding trustees, who had died earlier that year, by Professor Ulf Hegewald of the University of Aachen in Germany.  He is now retired, but during his career as a teacher of design he also established a reputation as a creator of red …