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Classical Comparisons 5

I spent yesterday morning at Anglesey Abbey filling some of the gaps in my photography of the statues – 36 pictures covering 16 figures.  Domitian was one.  This is one of the Twelve Caesars, works from Italian (Roman) School and … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 4

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The four pictures posted here are an example of how the figures from the Anglesey Abbey gardens will be shown, in this case Diana the Huntress.  A description of the god and the statue will accompany the pictures. Diana (Roman) … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 2

The collection of statues at Anglesey Abbey provides the starting point for this project.  The figures photographed will be those where the named subject is represented in both collections, Apollo and Nero for example.  So, Vertumnus and Orpheus, who are … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 1

I’ve long been fascinated by the statues in the garden at Anglesey Abbey and a few of these have featured in posts since January 2017.  The casts in the collection of the Museum of Classical Archaeology in Cambridge similarly intrigue … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Day 103 3rd July 2020

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Covid 19 Day 99 29th June 2020

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Hercules ans Antaeus

Relaxing, if rather muddy, walk from Anglesey Abbey to Quy Fen yesterday.  Returning along Quy Water the bare winter trees allowed glimpses into the private part of the Abbey where Hercules and Antaeus wrestle on the lawn.  The figures, in … Continue reading

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