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Monday, 22 April 2013

Paternoster Square



On one side of St Paul's Cathedral you have the gardens but on the other side you have a large open space called Paternoster Square. A pedestrianised area full of cafes, it is usually busy with tourists and office workers taking a few minutes out to sit and admire their surroundings.


This sculpture of the shepherd and his flock is by Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993). A very fitting sculpture for this Square.
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19 comments:

  1. Ah … it took me a while to realize why this work was likely set in this location. Being close to St. Paul’s Cathedral, the shepherd and sheep would be very fitting images, indeed.

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  2. Beautiful cathedral and sculptures in the area.

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  3. Such a lovely place, wonderful cathedral and sculptures!! Wonderful captures for the day! Hope you have a great week!

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  4. An impressive sculpture!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  5. That grass is so green! A lovely top capture with St Paul's in the back- ground.

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  6. Bit of a coincidence I used to live along a Paternoster Lane and though I have heard of the square I did not know were it was. Great sculpture that.

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  7. Such a beautiful sculpture, Fun!
    Love it...
    Warm greetings from Holland,
    Anna

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  8. The first shot of the cathedral is lovely and I love the sculpture, very nice! Wishing you a happy week ahead!

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  9. I like the view of the cathedral with the quite green square. Interesting sculpture also. Great photos.

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  10. A great place to relax after the tour of the interiors.
    Great shots.

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  11. I like this kind of place with interesting things to look at and cafes all around to enjoy refreshment, rest and people watch!

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  12. What a great square, lots to see - nice shots.

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  13. lovely greenery and sculpture.

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  14. Beautiful photos! Where do you live? It looks like the USA.

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  15. What a simple and lovely sculpture.

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  16. So many little corners and hidden spaces. Who knows, I could even get to like the place!

    I think I prefer street performers who do a little bit more than paint up and stand still!

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  17. It's wonderful to see a rural statue piece in the city, I love the sheep.

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  18. Love the statue and I don't ever remember seeing gardens there but I'm glad they are there to provide some green in the city for lunch breaks.

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  19. What a neat place --on the other side of the cathedral. Looks like a great place to just sit and relax... Perfect sculpture for that area!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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