Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (Venice)
Part of a monument to Vittorio Emanuele II on the Riva degli Schiavoni in Venice. Vittorio Emanuele II (1849-1861) was the first King of united Italy in 1861.

Large Planter (Hollyhock House)
Large planter outside the front of the Hollyhock House. The hollyhock is used as a central theme to the house, with many symmetrical decorations adapting the plant’s general appearance. Planters are decorated with the motif and filled with the plants themselves,…

The Goddess Sekhmet (with Cameras)
Sekhmet statues are a depiction of the goddess Sekhmet showing her lioness features from head to toe. The statues feature the fierce eye of the sun god Ra and its jaw structure the goddess is known for. The goddess has violent characteristics that can cause…

Sixth Street Bridge (Los Angeles)
With the planned demolition of the 6th Street bridge starting in February (02/05/2016) an iconic part of Los Angeles fades into history. This bridge has been used in many Hollywood films such as “Grease” 1978, “Terminator 2” 1991, “In Time” 2011, and “The…

Shah Mosque (Isfahan)
This Is the Iwan entrance to the The Shah Mosque in Isfahan, Iran. With its “Muqarnas” type of vaulted ceiling. Regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture and an excellent example of Islamic era architecture of Iran. The Shah Mosque of Isfahan…

Tsukubai Sensō-ji
Tsukubai (Purification Wash Basin) at Senso-ji Temple Tsukubai Senso-ji Sensoji (浅草寺, Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. The legend says that in the…

Gates of Paradise (Grace Cathedral)
The cathedral entrance has a large pair of doors, often called the “Ghiberti doors.” They are a copy of the doors of the Florence Baptistery by Lorenzo Ghiberti, also dubbed the “Doors of Paradise.”

Berlin Wall Segment - The Wall Along Wilshire
The Wall Along Wilshire features ten sections of the original Berlin Wall. Measuring nearly forty feet wide, it is the world longest stretch of the Wall outside of Germany. The Wall Along Wilshire was assembled in 2009 as a component of The Wall Project, the…

Old Testament Children's Doors (Grace Cathedral)
This is a detailed view of the Old Testament Children’s Doors at the entrance to the South Tower of Grace Cathedral, an Episcopal cathedral on Nob Hill, San Francisco. The doors were designed and sculpted by Bruce Moore in 1964. The doors are 12 feet tall…