Monday, 13 February 2012

1873 fish market


There are lots of these lovely sculptures at the top of the walls around what was the fish market and which now conceal the courtyard of a modern apartment block. It was opened 139 years ago tomorrow!

It's in the Northern Quarter and here is a fascinating 20 minute documentary on the area's chequered history and how it developed into the vibrant and creative area it is today.

8 comments:

  1. Very interesting and old sculptures there.Thanks for the documentary link, I will check it! :)
    hugs and a nice week
    Léia

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  2. what a great looking sculpture!

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  3. Interesting information about the place. Great shot of the well keep sculpture.

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

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  4. Wonderful piece of art indeed. Miss singing songs about fishing and rowing in a Pub ;) Please have a good Tuesday.

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  5. We've brought a beautiful picture.
    A beautiful photograph.
    Greetings. -

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  6. Excellent sculpture depicting the tough life of the fishermen. Nice capture Chrissy.

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