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Posted 11/14/2010   7:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This depicts a bridge (among other London sites):

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Posted 11/19/2010   03:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A couple from Finland



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Don't think this has appeared in this thread yet...


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Some more GB Bridges. I love the sombre tones of the Palace of Westminster! The bridge just squeezes in at the back!

The Tarr Steps prehistoric bridge has got Matthews and Harrison at the bottom. I assume one of the names refers to the designer/artist but which is which?



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Posted 01/19/2011   06:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Londonbus1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
I assume one of the names refers to the designer/artist but which is which?



The Tarr Steps and M4 Viaduct stamps were both designed by prolific GB stamp designer Jeffrey Matthews.
They were printed by Harrison & Sons on Chalk-Surfaced paper.

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Stari Most, in Mostar, Bosnia. bridge stood for over 400 years, destroyed in 1993 during the Civil War in Bosnia. re-built and re-opened in 2004.
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Ah! the bridge at Mostar, used to like to see the brave
fellows diving off the apex.
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Posted 01/19/2011   06:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


China
Ho Nam Bridge, Canton.



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Netherlands : The one finger Bridge



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Posted 01/19/2011   06:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kuhli to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply




set to commemorate the Danube Conference of 1948, held in Belgrade.
btw. this bridge is over the Sava River, not the Danube.
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My daughter was in a choir a few years ago that performed a musical documentary about the Stari Most bridge.
It was very emotional as this bridge symbolised the integration, division and subsequent reunification of the communities on either side and centres around the story of Mirsad Pasic, a famous diver.
I was unfortunate to have witnessed some of the effects of the war firsthand so the hope this performance gave was particularly poignant.

http://www.variouspeople.com.au/pro...s/stari-most
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a couple more from Yugoslavia.


Titograd, now Podgorica, Montenegro.


Skopje, Macedonia


Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
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Višegrad, Bosnia & Herzegovina


"The Bridge on the Drina" the title of a novel by Ivo Andric, which earned him a Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1961 (novel was written in 1945)


/edit/ I give up. it won't let me add #263;, a c-acute \edit\
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Edited by kuhli - 01/19/2011 07:50 am
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Posted 01/19/2011   08:21 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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My daughter was in a choir a few years ago that performed a musical documentary about the Stari Most bridge.


I was expecting a Mpeg :(
That must have been great to see and hear Anthony.

On a tangent, may I recommend your daughter
to a fantastic choral video
(if she is old enough) rated M I think
It was rated as my best film I saw in 2009
absolutely superb.

"As it is in heaven" from sweden






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Iceland 1978
Skeioara River Bridge, longest bridge in Iceland (900 meters)



Iceland 1992
Bridge over Olfusa River (1891), 250 k
Bridge over Fnjoska River (1908), 5 k



Iceland 1993
Bridge over Hvita River (1928), 90 k
Bridge over Jökulsa a Fjöllum River (1947), 150 k

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