Monday, July 18, 2011

The Anchors of Venice

Red and white anchors, cantina Venezia, LivornoDuring the demolition of the old “cantina” of the Venezia quarter, one of its symbols, a pair of red and white crossed anchors, was left in the rubble for a while.Red and white anchors, cantina Venezia, LivornoThe two anchors have now been restored on the facade of the new “cantina”.

See also: Red & White - The Old “Cantina” - Venezia

18 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

These are great VP. Wonderful shots.

Jack said...

I like the red and white theme, VP. Nice shots.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh yes, an excellent finishing touch VP, love the red and white.

Farmchick said...

I like the vibrant red on the boats.

Leif Hagen said...

Sounds like an interesting story and a great find!

Dina said...

Broken and on the ground--sad. Fixed and on the wall--happy.
I'm glad this one had a happy ending.

cieldequimper said...

I'm glad they weren't stolen.

Arianna said...

Meno male le hanno recuperate...ciao, Arianna!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Good to see old things re-cycled for a fresh new image! Great photos!

Birdman said...

I like them better in your first shot.

Cezar and Léia said...

The first composition is awesome, congratulations!I also love the reflections on the second shot, beautiful!
Léia

Kaori said...

Looks very nice on the wall! And I love those red boats in your photo, they really stand out :D

joo said...

They are beautiful, and I agree with Ciel!

JM said...

I was about to say 'take them to your balcony before someone comes up with the same idea!', but then I was glad to see the bottom shot. :-)

EG Wow said...

Creat they have been restored. I really like the reflectons in the water here!

Gunn said...

Looks nice, and a bit "Danish" to me:)

Steffe said...

Great.

Halcyon said...

It's a Canadian colored anchor! :)