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Gas Lamp & Gothic Rooftops

By JanieB43  
Back to the Prague archives for this image....this was taken during a tour of the Jewish ghetto in Pragues' Old Town. All the lamps in this district are gas powered and are one of the distinguishing features of the area. The Gothic rooftops with their imposing spires make for a stunningly theatrical scene.

Many thanks for looking.


Large & F11 is good.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Tower Architecture Gothic Prague Roof Ghetto Spires Landscape and travel Jewish Gas lamp

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sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 10:10PM
A very nice image - beautiful colours and lines I love this period of architecture - Elizabeth

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rosiebobo 9 4 1 England
27 Jan 2009 10:12PM
Great shot! I imagine you had to fidget a lot to get this angle and include all that you have in this....well worth the neck ache. AS you say wonderful theatrical features.
Ray42 10 3 England
28 Jan 2009 7:13AM
Nice shot
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
28 Jan 2009 11:29AM
These are proper street lamps, not like the ones we have around today! I remember the gas lamps in my area when I were a lad...
Nice capture and framing, Jane.
TrevB Smile

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