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mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
23 May 2009 3:45AM
Such a well carved lion.A nice bit of stonework here.
Just a bit confused with the significance of the ''carcass'' above it ??
Mick.

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23 May 2009 6:41AM
This is a brilliant image, well taken.
Peter
Roly 12 Wales
23 May 2009 9:49PM
Nice shot,nice place too.
Techno Plus
11 4.2k 8 England
23 May 2009 10:30PM
Beautifully carved and captured, seem to remember this from my visit there, that long ago, maybe it was in another life..lol

Mal
User_Removed 15 16 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2009 10:34PM
amazing place ut it has a great sadness
di
whiteswan01 11 13 England
23 May 2009 11:09PM
wow superb shot
Dawn
jimmypaton 11 19 Scotland
24 May 2009 7:34AM
very good indeed steph looks like an amazing place,good work
regards
jimmy
Ray42 11 3 England
24 May 2009 10:12AM
Excellent details
EAS 10 1 13 Scotland
24 May 2009 11:23PM
Beautifully carved monument and very well presented. Great to have something to photograph which doesn't move too!
Portknockie 15 48 Scotland
25 May 2009 2:00PM
Well worth the 30th click...

Don
PattiW 14 24 2 United States
26 May 2009 5:45PM
Beautiful use of light and shadow!
brownsilent 12 7 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2009 8:50PM
France and the Swiss Confederation had had a close relationship for nearly three centuries. Throughout this time the Swiss cantons provided mercenaries to serve the French king.
Many of the king's Swiss Guard were massacred at the Tuileries Palace in August 1792 as they tried to prevent the mob from arresting the royal family. The massacre provoked horror and dismay in Switzerland; the guards were subsequently honoured with a statue in Lucerne.
The Lion Monument in Lucerne, erected 1820/1 in honour of the Swiss Guard massacred at the Tuileries.

A bit of Swiss history for all interested people.
Lovely image, you coped well with the fact that the lion lies in a cavity.
Johanna
JohnH37 13 1 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2009 8:39AM
What an amazing sculpture.Lovely capture.
-John
helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2009 10:11PM
Amazing carving in the rock. Well captured
Helen
cassiecat 11 39 46 England
7 Jun 2009 10:14PM
like it and thanks to johana for the info.lesley
Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
14 Jun 2009 8:50PM
Lovely detail.
Brian

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