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Standing Guard: Weekly Photo Challenge – Peek

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“This week, share a peek of something — a photo that reveals just enough of your subject to get us interested. A tantalizing detail. An unusual perspective.” 

Was the small diamond-shaped window put there to allow him to see out?

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It also allows us to see in…guard 2

…as he stands guard…

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…at the Jamaica War Memorial in National Heroes’ Park in Kingston.P1190691

The Cenotaph is in memory of the thousands of Jamaicans who died in World Wars I and II. The Memorial was first erected on Church Street in 1922 to honour those who died in World War 1; in 1953 it was moved to its present location. Soldiers from the Jamaica Defence Force form a ceremonial guard at the Memorial. The epitaph on the monument reads: “In memory of the men who fell in the great war. Their name liveth for evermore.” P1200133

Weekly Photo Challenge – Peek

 

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Author: rightpouitree

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12 thoughts on “Standing Guard: Weekly Photo Challenge – Peek

  1. Great choice for this challenge!

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  2. Diamond window shots are special. I think the guard was very kind.

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  3. I like your perspective. The diamond window is very effective!

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  4. Great take on this theme. I love the War Memorial. What a beautiful way of preserving the memories of those that perished in the war.

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  6. Clever choice for the challenge – Perfect!!!
    Isadora 😎

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  7. I love it! Perfect little diamond shaped peek!

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