Thursday, November 5, 2009

Henry the Navigator

Henry the Navigator after José Simões de Almeida (the younger), Belgrave Square, London
Statue of Prince Henry the Navigator, copy after the original by José Simões de Almeida (the younger)
Belgrave Square, London, October 2009

4 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Pensive. Where shall I sail to next?

Vogon Poet said...

@ ciel - He didn't sail much, but he was the great mind behind the beginning of the Age of Exploration.

JM said...

I had no idea about this statue in London!... Quite a surprise! :-)

Tinsie said...

Another one that's instantly recognisable as London, even though I've never seen this statue! It must be the colours.