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King Edward VII Statue, Liverpool.

By martinjp
This sturdy sculpture shows the King seated on horseback in a resolute but relaxed pose, with his horse reined in. The horse's stance, with arched neck and curved-in tail, is particularly characterful. When the bronze was restored, not only dirt but also layers of protective black and yellow paint and even car primer had to be removed from it (see Sharpe). These bear witness to earlier efforts to preserve the sculpture in its unusually exposed waterfront location. The details of the King's features and his regalia can now be seen more clearly.

Thanks for my clicks and comments for reflecting on the Beatles, as ever, much appreciated...Wink

Tags: Liverpool Statue Architecture Bronze Granite

Voters: CarolG, lifesnapper, Briwooly and 42 more

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
13 Mar 2012 5:38PM
An excellent composition and capture, Martin, well presented. Carol

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Briwooly 10 452 5 England
13 Mar 2012 5:59PM
Excellent mono and like the low pov



Brian...........
13 Mar 2012 6:48PM
The composition is excellent Martin, a well presented image that works very well in mono.

Len
cleg 6 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 7:37PM
Very nice.
Adrian
pamelajean Plus
10 959 1818 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 11:01PM
Excellent composition, and mono works extremely well.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
13 Mar 2012 11:17PM
Cheeky sods Martin,removing all the dirt from it !!
A dramatic shot with the low POV.
Nice one.
Mick.
martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
13 Mar 2012 11:24PM

Quote:Cheeky sods Martin,removing all the dirt from it !!
A dramatic shot with the low POV.
Nice one.
Mick.

shot blasted to get rid of the rust too, only joking, it's bronze 😜
14 Mar 2012 8:20AM
A fine point of view.
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
14 Mar 2012 10:42AM
Like your pov for this one Martin, good one.
Regards Richard
16 Mar 2012 10:58PM
Well composed and great pov,
Johanna
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
17 Mar 2012 7:27AM
Great pov and result!
bpearson3 7 1 England
17 Mar 2012 8:47AM
The composition is excellent, M and the angle of the shot is just spot on.
Impressive how you've captured Liverpool's landmark within your image.
I really like this one.
Bxx
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 5:08PM
A great capture martin excellent detail and reportage first class .
Rob

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