The lamps are going out

3 Feb

Actually these lights are being thrown out as part of the grand makeover. There was a small heap of them outside BHS. I hope they’re going to be sold on and recycled somewhere.  Here’s one in better times.

The weekend in black and white is here.

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10 Responses to “The lamps are going out”

  1. William Kendall February 3, 2017 at 1:01 am #

    Hmm, you'd imagine that might come in handy for an artist.

  2. Dragonstar February 3, 2017 at 6:52 pm #

    Great shapes for a silhouette against the sky. The one on the mud looks very sad – “how are the mighty fallen”!

  3. Klara S February 3, 2017 at 9:07 pm #

    The first one is cool picture. Regarding second one, I agree with Dragonstar – the lamp looks very sad:(

  4. Gemma Wiseman February 3, 2017 at 9:56 pm #

    If only these old lamp styles could be given some renewed dignity…Maybe outside the entrance of a museum or art gallery…It seems such a terrible waste to cast them aside…The second photo particularly, suggests neglect and indifference…

  5. Photo Cache February 3, 2017 at 10:12 pm #

    Visiting from BLACK AND WHITE WEEKEND.

    FRANKLY MY DEAR

  6. Petrea Burchard February 4, 2017 at 5:28 am #

    Grab 'em. They're going to be worth something.

  7. magnus February 4, 2017 at 3:40 pm #

    Great b&w

  8. bettyl-NZ February 5, 2017 at 8:18 am #

    They have a unique look. I wonder what the new ones will look like!

  9. rupam sarma February 5, 2017 at 11:41 am #

    Great captured

  10. Molly February 7, 2017 at 2:06 pm #

    Kind of sad really, I hope they do get recycled. I bet someone would happily take them and do them up again

    Mollyx

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