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A little light reading..

By Sezz    
I finally managed to go aboard the Cutty Sark in Greenwich yesterday, something I've wanted to do for a long time - beautifully restored after the awful fire of 2007.

The Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship. Built on the Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, she was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest, coming at the end of a long period of design development which halted as sailing ships gave way to steam propulsion.

The image is a still-life taken in the living quarters, I just liked the colour contrast of the books against the warm richness of the woodwork, also the reflection in the mirror.

My thanks for your time, as always your thoughts/comments are very welcome.

Regards - Sarah J x

Tags: Books London General Clipper Greenwich Cutty sark South east

Voters: ddolfelin, TrevBatWCC, RobertTurley and 24 more


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ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
16 Mar 2014 3:13PM
Well observed and presented!
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
16 Mar 2014 3:27PM
Those books certainly look well read, Sarah! Wink A stunning still-life capture, and processed to perfection in your usual style Smile
Trev Smile
Sezz 15 619 15 England
16 Mar 2014 3:32PM
Thank you Peter, Trevor & Robert, appreciated! Smile

Sarah x
JJGEE 15 7.8k 18 England
16 Mar 2014 8:38PM
Got me thinking of what their idea is in having a torn page displayed like that.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 9:53PM
Great still lifeSmile

Cliff
dmhuynh72 12 44 3 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2014 8:46PM
beautiful image Sarah
regards
Yung

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