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Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2014 12:16AM
With the inclusion of the young lady gives so much
drama to the image Ron.

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31 Jan 2014 12:26AM
A thought provoking image, Ron.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
31 Jan 2014 1:38AM
A very sad mood to this image Ron. Well taken for emotion.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
31 Jan 2014 5:42AM
A great monument, well taken shot.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1856 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2014 8:17AM
A place that I know well, my great uncle fought there. Easter Sunday, 9th April 1917, 'the best scrap that ever I was in' he said in a letter home while recovering from being shot in the face.
I like the way you have seen this, the composition carries the tension between looking up in hope and looking down in sorrow. There's a good Wikipedia article here , scroll down the page and it includes an explanation of the symbolism of the sculptures.
The child adds poignancy, I would get rid of the bit of figure creeping in on the right.
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
31 Jan 2014 9:48AM
wonderful angle Grin
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
31 Jan 2014 10:49AM
Thank you Moira, interesting information !!
31 Jan 2014 11:15AM
A grand tribute.

ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
31 Jan 2014 12:02PM
A great the yellow clad figure ...great shot
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
31 Jan 2014 1:34PM
love the angle........very effective
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
31 Jan 2014 3:31PM
Monumental. The figure adds the scale, and a very imposing perspective, Ron.

31 Jan 2014 5:05PM
Crikey Ron, you don't half get about don't you !
alansnap Plus
14 577 26 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2014 3:55PM
A very moving monument Ron. My great uncle was killed just a few miles away.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
2 Feb 2014 5:42PM
Can keep up with all the places you go Ron
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
3 Feb 2014 11:15PM
Thank you all!!!!
3 Feb 2014 11:34PM
An amazing monument and dramatic angle

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