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Morning at Mestré

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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An early morning view of the lush meadow below le Domaine de Mestré, near Fontevraud Abbey in France's western Loire valley.

Fontevraud Kitchen

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Interior view of the famous stone kitchen attached to the refectory at Fontevraud Abbey.  With multiple gigantic fireplaces, it was equipped to feed hundreds of people.

Domaine de Mestré

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Le Domaine de Mestré is an ancient farmstead near Fontevraud L'Abbaye in the western Loire valley.  Its current occupants are a bed &amp; breakfast, a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/domainedemestre">...(more)</a>

Herreshoffs!

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island was the premier American yacht builder from 1890 until the Second World War.  They made luxu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/herreshoffs">...(more)</a>

Dsc00180 Panorama

Published 11 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Boardwalk at Heinz Refuge

Published 12 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge preserves the last scraps of the Tinicum Marshes, once a large wetland on the Delaware River at the mou<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/heinz-refuge-boardwalk">...(more)</a>

Hallgrímskirkja

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Hallgrímskirkja is sometimes called the National Cathedral of Iceland, although the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland does not approve t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/hallgrmskirkja-reykjavik">...(more)</a>

Front Porch of Rhoads House

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Famed Philadelphia surgeon Jonathan Rhoads lived in this house in Germantown from 1951 until his death in 2002.  The magnificent katsura tree wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ben-franklin-on-porch">...(more)</a>

Memorial Day 2013

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The Philadelphia neighborhood of West central Germantown holds its annual Memorial Day picnic in a big backyard on Walnut Lane.

Osiris Plays a Small Room

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Big man, small room. A portrait of Germantown's Soul Acoustic Musician, Osiris Wildfire in the "Red Room" at iMPeRFeCT Gallery  (predominantly blue at the moment).

New Whaleboat

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A brand new 30 foot whaleboat at the Philadelphia Seaport Museum.  The keel of another one has just been laid on the hanging forms behind. 

Lavatory Murals

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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At Philadelphia's iMPeRFeCT Gallery, every show is accompanied by an installation in the restroom.  This one was made by Betsy Casañas of the Philadelphi<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/art-bathroom">...(more)</a>

Boat Shop at Independence Seaport Museum

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The skilled craftspeople at the boat shop in Philadelphia's Independence Seaport Museum build and repair fine wooden boats and teach boatbuil<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/seaport-museum-boat-shop">...(more)</a>

From Spring Garden Street Bridge

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A view of Philadelphia from the Spring Garden Street Bridge on the Schuylkill River.  Downstream, the skyscrapers along JFK Boulevard; to t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/phila-spring-garden-bridge">...(more)</a>

West Facade, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The massive Greek Temple style building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art  dominates the Schuylkill River valley at the edge of the urban center.  This is a close-up view of its West side in late afternoon.

Undersea Bathroom

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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iMPeRFeCT Gallery exhibits the exuberant creativity of Germantown's flourishing artists' community.  There is always a special installation in the bathroom.  This one is "Under Water" by Eliableth Nickels.  [learn more]

Broad and Arch

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Fine old church on your left, latest bit of cheesy new convention center on your right.  City Hall around the corner, Comcast Tower ahead.

16th and Arch

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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One of my favorite spots to gawk at skyscrapers.

Chinatown Friendship Arch

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This Philadelphia landmark was built in 1984 to commemorate a trade agreement.

Mural at Germantown and Armat

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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One of the nearly 5000 murals sponsiored by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia.