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Ottoman down pipe

By Michaelr205
This was taken on the Cretan Island of Spinalonga. It is a drainage channel, the equivalent of a downpipe, on a Turkish Ottoman building which later became part of a Leper Colony. The colony wasn't closed until 1957 when the last inmate was allowed to leave.

This caught my eye as I like taking pictures of small details of larger things which either encapsulate the whole or, sometimes, disguise.

Tags: Crete Architecture History Digital art Ruin Leprosy Landscape and travel Ottoman

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francisg 17 705 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2008 2:09PM
A nice texture yopui have caught on the plaster work in the wall

Frank
User_Removed 15 2.1k 7 England
19 Oct 2008 8:52AM
I think I would maybe crop the top to remove the sky. But an interesting picture and good description of what it is.

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