Sunday, July 31, 2011

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, La Défense, Paris
The Eiffel Tower with La Défense in background
seen from the Tour Montparnasse
Paris, July 2011

See also: 72 Names - Third Floor - Under the Tower

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Saint George and the Dragon

Saint George and the Dragon by Michael Sandle, Dorset Rise, City of London
“Saint George and the Dragon” by Michael Sandle
Dorset Rise, City of London, October 2009

Friday, July 29, 2011

Bollards in Love

Chained bollards in love, largo Santa Susanna, Rome
Bollards in love
Largo Santa Susanna
Rome, May 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Joe Ades

Joe Ades, gentleman peeler, Union Square, New York
“A slice of the street action” with Joe Ades
Gentleman peeler (1934-2009)
Union Square Greenmarket
New York, September 2008

See also:
His Stage, the Street; His Rapier, a Peeler (The New York Times)

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

D'Artagnan

D'Artagnan by Gustave Doré, monument to Alexandre Dumas père, place du Général-Catroux, Paris
“D'Artagnan” by Gustave Doré, monument to Alexandre Dumas
Place du Général-Catroux, 17e arrondissement
Paris, July 2011

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner, London
Australian War Memorial
Hyde Park Corner
London, October 2009

Whatever burden you are about to carry
we will also shoulder that burden

Australia - United Kingdom

1914-1918
1939-1945

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Magic Door

The Magic Door, former Villa Palombara, piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Rome
The Magic Door of the alchemic laboratory
of the former Villa Palombara
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele
Esquilino, Rome, May 2011

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Pier 17

Pier 17 seen from the Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Pier 17 seen from the Brooklyn Bridge
New York, September 2007

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Chatswing

Chatswing, Courbevoie, rock'n roll and swing, La Défense
Chatswing, dancing at La Défense
Courbevoie, Paris, July 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

St Bride's Spire

St Bride's Church, spire, City of London
The spire of St Bride's Church
City of London, October 2009

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sail Bike

Sail bike, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
Sail bike, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
8e arrondissement, Paris, July 2011

Search labels: 14 juillet

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Babbo

Babbo Ristorante Enoteca, Waverly Place, Greenwich Village, New York
Babbo Ristorante Enoteca
(Daddy Restaurant Wine Bar)
Waverly Place, Greenwich Village
New York, September 2008

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Nymphe

Nymphe by Edmond Lévêque, Roue de Paris, Tuileries Garden, Paris
“Nymphe” by Edmond Lévêque (and the Roue de Paris)
Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Garden)
Paris, July 2011

Monday, July 18, 2011

Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan by William Goscombe John, Victoria Embankment Gardens, London
Arthur Sullivan by William Goscombe John
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London, October 2009

Is life a boon?
If so, it must befall
That Death, whene'er he call,
Must call too soon

(From “The Yeoman of the Guard” by William Gilbert)

Sunday, July 17, 2011

The Biggest Hairdo

The biggest hairdo in the world, rue de Tilsit, Paris
The biggest hairdo in the world
Rue de Tilsit, Paris, July 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen, the ugly duckling, Central Park, New York
Hans Christian Andersen Monument
by Georg John Lober, Central Park
New York, September 2007

Friday, July 15, 2011

Piano Player

Piano player, Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris
Piano player (in front of Cartier)
Avenue des Champs-Élysées
Paris, July 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Max Orient

Dragon, Max Orient Chinese Restaurant, Camden, London
Max Orient Chinese Restaurant
Camden High Street
Camden, London, October 2009

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The God of the Nile

Statue of the river god of the Nile, piazza del Campidoglio, Rome
Statue of the river god of the Nile
Palazzo Senatorio, Piazza del Campidoglio
Rome, September 2010

See also: Tiberinus

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Legion of Honour

Chickering and Sons, Legion of Honour, New YorkCross of the Legion of Honour
(received by Chickering and Sons in 1867)
Former Chickering Hall, 29 West 57th Street
New York, September 2008

Monday, July 11, 2011

Hora fugit stat jus

Sundial, Hora fugit stat jus, time passes justice remains, Quai des Orfèvres, Paris
“Hora fugit stat jus” (Time passes justice remains)
Quai des Orfèvres, Île de la Cité
Paris, July 2010

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Hodge

Hodge, Dr Johnson's House, Gough Square, London
Statue of Hodge , “a very fine cat indeed”
Courtyard outside Dr. Johnson's House
Gough Square, London, October 2009

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Balustrade

Balustrade, Sant'Andrea della Valle, Rome
Balustrade, Sant'Andrea della Valle
Rome, May 2011

Friday, July 8, 2011

Isaiah Wall

Isaiah Wall, Ralph Bunche Park, United Nations Plaza, New YorkIsaiah Wall, Ralph Bunche Park
First Avenue (United Nations Plaza)
New York, September 2007

“They shall beat their swords into
plowshares, and their spears into
pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift
up sword against nation, neither
shall they learn war any more”
[Isaiah 2:4]

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Marly Horses

Horse tamer, one of the Chevaux de Marly, Louvre, Paris
The other “Horse Tamer” of Marly by Guillaume Coustou the Elder
Cour Marly, Musée du Louvre
Paris, July 2008

See also: Cour Marly - Horse Tamer

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Villiers Street

Villiers Street in the late afternoon, London
Villiers Street in the late afternoon
London, July 2005

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Chiesa Nuova

Stained glass door, Santa Maria in Vallicella, Chiesa Nuova, Rome
Stained glass, Chiesa Nuova (New Church)
Santa Maria in Vallicella
Rome, May 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

U.S.S. Maine

USS Maine National Monument, group by Attilio Piccirilli, Central Park, Columbus Circle, New York
U.S.S. Maine National Monument
Group by Attilio Piccirilli
Merchant’s Gate entrance of Central Park
New York, September 2008

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Vélib'

Velibs, Paris
A Vélib' station with bicycles
Paris, July 2010

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Christopher Columbus

Statue of Christopher Columbus by Tomás Bañuelos, Belgrave Square, London
Christopher Columbus by Tomás Bañuelos
Belgrave Square, London, October 2009

Friday, July 1, 2011

Tiberinus

Statue of the river god of the Tiber, piazza del Campidoglio, Rome
Tiberinus, the genius of the river Tiber
Palazzo Senatorio, Piazza del Campidoglio
Rome, September 2010