24 June 2020

Humans for scale


At the top, Michelangelo's famous "David" statue, and below a flag flown on a Spanish ship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar.  (Links are vias; I don't have source material).  Photo credit Alberto Pizzoli/AFP for the David one.

4 comments:

  1. I had no idea 'David' is 17 ft. high.

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  2. Photo of David: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP. From 2016

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  3. "David" was meant to be atop of Brunelleschi's dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiori in Florence but, due to popular demand, remained at ground level.

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