Piquant Photos

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After the visit to Fort Canning, I popped down to see this white jewel of a Church. It is truly a beautiful church, regretfully not that much used any more I think. The traffic is low and the number of Armenians is dwindling. Same in Calcutta as well...

So I went to Singapore in April 2014 for work, and then had few hours to spare so decided to go for a walk. I was staying at the Fullerton Hotel which is slam bang in front of the office.Typical, the camera lens fogs up as you come out of air conditi...

This is the Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, Duc de Berri, third son of Charles V of France, in 1390's.You can look at the link to get more descriptions of this most amazing piece of Goldsmith's art, but I was focussed on the thorn. Is the thorn, which...

Its Flemish, carved in 1515 and is an altar piece.Dont do anything but just watch it, look at each of the photographs and see the amazing workmanship. they would have used pins to carve this amazing piece out.Can you see the last supper? there's plat...

Here's old man WIlliam ShakespeareKing Charles 1Here's the man himself, Oliver Cromwell, who caused King Charles 1 to lose his head.this is Anne Seymour Damer, a lady sculpturess, carved by her guru, Giuseppe Ceracchi. She is holding an allegory of S...

So normal people put plastic covers on their books, or brown paper or put in cardboard covers. If very rich, they go and do it with leather.And then you have the Kfrafft family of Ulm for Munster Cathedral in 1506 to hold the gospels and the Epistles...

This is the famous Lycurgus Cup, made of a special type of glass which shows a different colour depending upon whether or not light is passing through, it shows red when its lit from behind and green when lit from front.I wasnt able to see the green...