Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Medici Fountain


The fountain was built for Maria de Medici in
the 1600s 
(despite the fact that at that
time they had to haul water 
all the way from the Seine
to fill it) 
in what's now the Jardin du Luxembourg.
 (Polyphemus Surprising Acis and Galatea 
was a 19th-century addition.)

[Linking back to Pink Saturday and Today's Flowers.]
 

4 comments:

  1. History covered in lovely flowers.

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  2. That's a lovely shot!
    http://happywonderer.com/2015/08/29/sweet-pea-table/

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