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Papal Protector

By sut68      
During a visit to St Peter's Basilica in Rome I was extremely taken by the colourful uniforms of the Swiss Guards on patrol there. They somehow reminded me of a medieval court jester ... though I didn't dare tell any of them.

Tags: Rome Italy Guard Jester Portraits and people Vatican city

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sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
6 Jul 2016 10:46PM
Thank you Guy for your precious award Grin

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Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
7 Jul 2016 2:50AM
I too love the colours of his uniform. Wonderful architecture.
MiguelB 3 1 3
7 Jul 2016 10:31AM
a fine example of composition in every way, very well made!
Richsr 12 91 223 England
7 Jul 2016 3:40PM
Certainly a colourful uniform Paul.
Good details too
Regards
Richard
RobboB Plus
13 133 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2016 12:53AM
Well seen. Great comp
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
8 Jul 2016 12:38PM
Cheers guys and a big thanks too Robert for your award.
javam 15 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2016 10:25AM
Jesters for sure

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