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Great Court Glass

By BarbaraR
Hi all,
Here's my shot of the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court at the British Museum, London.
I do prefer my Philip's version, please see Here
Mine shows some of the vast roof, 3312 individual panes of glass, no
two the same, covering two acres !
The old reading room centre and a super 6 ton marble lion dating to the
2nd or 3rd century BC, found in what is now modern Turkey.
The 'Lion of Knidos'.
Oh and there is my Husband centre frame, light shirt, having just bought me
a fab book on jewellery through 7,000 yrs Wink
Many thanks for all the nice C&C's on my last upload of Haddon Hall.
Barbara Smile

Tags: Glass Architecture British museum Great court Lion of Knidos

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
3 Mar 2012 2:05PM
A splendid room for sure!

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
3 Mar 2012 2:08PM
Wonderful place for light and shadow.........Sandy
nikshot 9 9 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2012 2:53PM
Both yours and Philip's are great shots showing the building at it's best, I think you may be right
about Philip's though.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2012 2:55PM
A very good capture of this beautiful building with those wonderful shadows - Carole
3 Mar 2012 2:58PM
Smashing light and shadows, a super pic Barbara.

Herge88 11 40 4 England
3 Mar 2012 3:09PM
Very nice Barbara.

Best Matt
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
3 Mar 2012 3:27PM
Both very nice shots. It's a great building to photograph.
Perhaps a little tweak of the colour, i.e. take down the green a bit, could make them even better as there's quite an overall colour cast.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 Mar 2012 3:53PM
At the risk of being ignord by you in the futre, I think I prefer Philip's image, but that doesn't mean to say that yours is no good Grin I like the inclusion of Philip, and what a kind hubby to buy you such a lovely present Smile Carol
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
3 Mar 2012 4:18PM
A great roof giving lovely light for this image. - gary
Alvar 11 23 2 France
3 Mar 2012 6:12PM
Nice composition Barbara
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2012 6:40PM
Superb image, great composition and light.

3 Mar 2012 10:09PM
A wonderful roof showing the shadows on the wall.well done..Lin
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
4 Mar 2012 4:59AM
Well, in all honesty, I can't pick one over the other. I like them both and I love all the archetectural info you've included in your comments.
4 Mar 2012 4:19PM
Great capture.

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