Saturday, January 22, 2011

The Offerings of Peace

One of the twin statues outside the Art Gallery of NSW by the English sculptor Gilbert Bayes cast in London and erected in 1926.

The inscription reads:

'The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.'

Monochrome weekend


  1. How sad it is that those who promote "peace" forget the dictum "To have peace, one must prepare for war". «Louis» is thinking at the moment how the Chamberlain government in the U.K. failed to stop Hitler because they sought accommodation and compromise with a man whose promised meant nothing...

  2. An impressive photo of artistic dignity! Beautiful in monochrome!

  3. Beautiful tones in this image.

  4. Enjoy seeing Sydney photos, now that I have moved back to the country.
    Great photo, and inscription.

  5. beautiful subtle image...the quote beneath even more beautiful


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