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Terracotta Warriors

By DicksPics
Four images taken on a recent visit to see The Terracotta Army at Liverpool's World Museum; I will upload more over the next week or so.

If you have an opportunity to visit this amazing display, you will not be disappointed.

The lead image shows a projected image of an Armoured General behind statues of a Heavy Infantryman to the left and a Light Infantryman on the right.

V1 shows a 'portrait' of an armoured general; V2 shows the various ranks of Chinese soldiers from the Qin Dynasty.

The final version is included to give some information which you may find of interest - apologies for the right hand side being out of focus - the image has been rotated through 90, was taken at a bit of an angle and, at f/4, the depth of field was not wide enough to get everything in focus.

Many thanks for all votes and comments on my 'Bruce Springsteen Plays Berlin' upload and, especially, to Steve(sparrowhawk), Dave(mistere) and Mike(Mike_Smith) for their much appreciated User Awards.

I hope your weekend is going well.

RichardSmile

Tags: Photo journalism Terracotta warriors World Museum Liverpool

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Comments


Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
24 Jun 2018 12:09AM
A well detailed set Richard,
Fred.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
24 Jun 2018 2:08AM
Excellent reportage--The inclusion of your last version tell much about the exhibit-- images are wonderful!
kojack 11 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 4:53AM
Amazing and interesting set of images with great detail Richard.
Jeff. SmileSmileSmile
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 7:43AM
Impressive set, Richard.
24 Jun 2018 8:04AM
Excellent set
24 Jun 2018 8:08AM
good work here Richard excellent captures

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin
exposure Plus
18 6.1k United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 8:10AM
Brilliant detail & image Richard Smile
Pauline.
viscostatic 16 50 11 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 8:43AM
Fascinating images Richard.

Phil.
Jukka Plus
11 1 Finland
24 Jun 2018 9:19AM
Excellent terracotta images , Richard ! - The lead is a favorite for me ! SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
leo_nid 6 12
24 Jun 2018 9:34AM
interesting and much to look at
brian17302 Plus
11 2 13 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 9:35AM
Great images & information RichardSmile
Maiwand 16 3 73 England
24 Jun 2018 9:39AM
Very interesting.
Ron
Fred263 11 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 10:02AM
Stunning set of captures, Richard.
Must see this superb display Smile
Excellent photo journalism
cats_123 Plus
19 5.2k 31 Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2018 11:01AM
I was fortunate enough to visit Xian....would love to see them again SmileSmile
dales Plus
7 13 Australia
24 Jun 2018 11:27AM
An excellent set Richard , would be a wonderful display to view
Ian
Chinga Plus
12 116 3 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 11:38AM
I hope to get to see them one day! Wonderful and informative.
Beautiful imagery Richard.
Isabel GrinGrin
Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 12:32PM
Glad you got to see the exhibition.
V2 is an excellent image of the row of warriors - so difficult to capture well with people
always getting in the way!
Kate Grin
24 Jun 2018 12:41PM
I've learned something todaySmile great set n great info lead for me.

KennySmile
24 Jun 2018 2:00PM
Interesting Richard. Saves me going all the way to China or Liverpool to see. Always fascinated me these figures. Look forward to your other uploads. Debs
These are excellent captures Richard. We had planned to go by train but since the timetable change it is difficult to get anywhere from Cumbria without a delay or cancellation I can't see it happening Sad. Thank you for sharing, a wonderful narrative too.
Carol
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
24 Jun 2018 2:13PM
Excellent captures Richard. When you next upload could you please tell us how tall these figures are. Are they man size? I thought they were but the figures in V2 look smaller. Is this so, or just a trick of the eye?
Joan
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
24 Jun 2018 3:08PM
great detail
mistere Plus
9 24 7 England
24 Jun 2018 5:43PM
Fabulous set Richard.

Dave
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 5:44PM
An interesting set and your V1 version is my fav.
Ju
capto Plus
10 7.2k 33 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2018 6:20PM
Fascinating exhibits, well taken.Smile
ivor
25 Jun 2018 4:36AM
Could be called eighth wonder of the world the Terracotta site in China, has to be seen to be believed.
Great series Richard,
cheers Walt
Techno Plus
14 7.0k 8 England
25 Jun 2018 8:08AM
Excellent series Richard, but after careful deliberation its two for me.....Wink the various poses each a priceless piece of art.

Fefe Plus
11 84 49 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2018 4:02PM
Good set Richard, V2 is my fave where they are all doing something different!GrinGrinGrin
Diane

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