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London Quirky Animal Statues

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by LukeA, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. LukeA

    LukeA New Member

    They dont have to be . if they are too far they might not be included in the project, but I will still photograph them. Thank you very much for your suggestions :)
     
  2. hash tag

    hash tag sickness. now light

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  3. hash tag

    hash tag sickness. now light

    Sorry Puddy_Tat I now see you've already done the brown dog.
    Another very moving one is the animal war memorial in the middle of park lane, which has a menagerie of animals.
     
  4. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    the cat at whittington park

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  5. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

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    city of london dragons
     
  6. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

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    crystal palace dinosaurs
     
  7. hash tag

    hash tag sickness. now light

    I seem to remember a golden grasshopper somewhere in the city. Not really an animal, the golden hind?
     
  8. Casaubon

    Casaubon Well-Known Member

    Apologies for veering off topic, but that reminds me of the floral arrangements at a very swish Tamil wedding I went to last summer.

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  9. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    golden grasshopper above the royal exchange

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    Brainaddict chief propagandist (provisional)

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    That's some shot Pickman's model and thank you. Not from a publicly accessible area I'd wager.
     
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  12. mango5

    mango5 Endeavour era

    Thomas Gresham left a trail of grasshoppers all over London. [​IMG]
     
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  13. mango5

    mango5 Endeavour era

    Horses in Minster Court
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    I remember a grasshopper from a treasure hunt many years back.
     
  15. mango5

    mango5 Endeavour era

    And of course the mice and cheese on Eastcheap
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  16. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat hmm

    the statue of terence cuneo (artist who did a lot of railway paintings) at waterloo has a hidden mouse (it was his thing to include a mouse somewhere in every painting)

    statue was above the eurostar bit - not sure where it has been moved to
     
  17. hash tag

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    Picadilly (there are of course many horse statues around with people on them).

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  18. LukeA

    LukeA New Member

    Wow I'll have to write all these down on a ist. Here's a temporary one I got in trafalgar square

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  19. hash tag

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    This really is worthy of a pic as it is really good and like the head at Marble Arch, so terribly moving :( I defy anyone not to be moved by it, if they took a minute or two to look at it properly.

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