Three Lions

 

 

In my photographic career I have
made 3 Lion photographs.
 
One quality they 
have in common is that none of the Lions
are real, that’s not deliberate on my part
I promise. 
 
The top Lion is a new arrival
 in New Plymouth, up
against a mural and outside a 
hotel that opened 2 weeks
ago, a hotel called King & Queen, 
The middle Lion is glass
and living on a window ledge,
it’s back facing west towards
the sunset, probably ten
years ago.
 
The earliest of these photos, the bottom one,
 is the Lion head against a brick wall. 
I had gone for a walk from my 
Copenhagen hotel 15 years ago
and come across some land with
a storage collection of statues like this.
 

 

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