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Uploaded: 08/12/14 12:34 AM GMT
The Archibald Place
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This is the Archibald House and the friendly fellow on the lawn is Mr. Charles B. Archibald. Chuck had the honour of being the first mayor of the township of Truro, N.S. back in 1875 and for a few years afterwards.

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::tigger3
08/12/14 1:10 AM GMT
I really like this one, it is nice, and clear, and well composed. Now I know who Mr. Charles B.l Archibald. :) Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
.snapshooter87
08/12/14 1:12 AM GMT
Sure looks well maintained, Wendell. It does look like it's inhabited, mainly because of the blinds, I suppose,
A very nice covering shot.
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::Constance52347
08/12/14 2:01 AM GMT
I like the composition and the angle, also the muted tones. A very nice one!
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::Dunstickin
08/12/14 6:45 AM GMT
Like the high key effect you deployed on this...We have a Truro here too...down in Cornwall!...(Wonder if they are related?)
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"> "You can observe a lot by just watching". - Yogi Berra
.picardroe
08/12/14 9:17 AM GMT
Very nice capture Wendell.
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.GIGIBL
08/12/14 9:33 AM GMT
Excellent shot Wendell,Well captured.
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.susanlynn
08/12/14 1:47 PM GMT
Mayor Archibald stands proud and you've captured him well Wendell.
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Life is a Constant Audition
::trixxie17
08/12/14 3:01 PM GMT
The high key used in editing adds a look of age to this image Wendell - nice job.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
.gizmo1
08/12/14 4:04 PM GMT
This put a smile on my face as I see he was bold on too like me but he must have had more money then me lol.Great history photography with perfect composition nice sharp detail and lovely fitting filter effect as well.Plus thank for the link to this photo as it show the stunning roof as well and I did not know that there was gothic building so that's a first for me Wendell.Looking at the history site again I must say what a lovely looking house and we have a Truro in the UK in Cornwall.
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.icedancer
08/14/14 12:33 AM GMT
What a beautifully kept home and such wonderful detail and clarity. Excellent composition and what a really unique statue of the first mayor.
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::luckyshot
08/16/14 1:36 AM GMT
Wendell - Another of the well known tree sculptures in Truro. With the old house as backdrop, you have composed a good one. Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine The Earth without art is just 'eh'.

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