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06-20-2015, 02:38 PM   #1
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The glory of the past

A the world changes so do styles and fashions in architecture, Here a a few examples I spotted in Blackburn, a once prosperous 'cotton town' in the UK that has seen better days'
Two from the newly renovated library




The gates to the King George's concert hall



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Built when artistry and craftsmanship was given higher priority.
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Not just architecture, but also manufactured goods. Here, an example of the first camera I owned in 1961; a simple view-finder with four speeds, but the quality shows that this is meant to last, and indeed it has.
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As far as the history of the world goes, Art Deco is not that old, but it was definitely a period where style was important. These are all from the same building, a state government building now used by the Ohio Supreme Court.










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This one I think qualifies- an old flour Sieve.
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