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Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum

Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum in travel journal

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4 Responses to Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum

  1. Anneliese says:

    I like to read this all, Sharon, and I am thinking about it. Its true, the crowd in front of Mona Lisa is enormous. Just a pity nowbody can see it really as it is, without glass and nearer. You forgot to mention the selfies in front of Venus of Milo – we looked mainly at her rear which is also beautiful – and the selfie in front of Uluru in Australia, ha, smile, smile.

    • sharonb says:

      HI Anneliese I nearly did mention the Venus de Milo but thought it would turn the post into a bit of rant. I notice this selfie culture in European galleries as in Australia they do not allow photography which is nice in some ways but not so good in others as I love taking photos of painting I have seen simply to look back on the day.

  2. Anneliese says:

    …and I want to add that your handwriting looks beautiful.

  3. Anneliese says:

    Potographing in some museums is indeed allowed – but it is strictly forbidden to use flashes – old paintings could suffer.

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