Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Admiralty Arch & Trafalgar Square, London

Admiralty Arch was designed by Sir Aston Webb,
constructed by John Mowlem & Coand completed in 1912.

The building was commissioned by King Edward VII in memory of his mother Queen Victoria, although he did not live to see its completion. A Latin inscription along the top means,
"In the tenth year of King Edward VII, to Queen Victoria, from most grateful citizens, 1910

Pictures were taken in June 26, 2009

Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, England.
At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base.
There are a number of statues and sculptures in the square,
with one plinth displaying changing pieces of contemporary art.
The square is also used for political demonstrations and community gatherings,
such as the celebration of New Year's Eve .

It was June 26, 2009, only a day after Micheal Jackson's sudden death.
Many people were gathered around in front of the National Gallery remembering the artist they truely love.

1 comment:

  1. those photos are very pretty! lovely place!

    kisses from La Mode En Rose = )