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Discoveries & Memories of the Statues of the Tuileries

The famous Tuileries Garden are on almost everyone’s Parisian adventurers ‘bucket list’, and it is very easy to see why. The Tuileries were named after tile-yards (Tuileries) on the site, prior to a Palace was built for Catherine de Medici. … Continue reading

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Down For a Ride With the Girl On a Slide

Australian painter, sculptor and teacher John Stuart Dowie was born on 15 January 1915, in the Adelaide suburb of Prospect. He was one of South Australia’s most respected sculptors and his works appear all over Adelaide. One of these include: “Girl on … Continue reading

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The hounds of love are calling – for Diana

Some people may recognize this bronze statue of Diana and the Hounds which stands in front of the Conservatory in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens. It is the work of Australian sculptor William Leslie Bowles, who was born on 26 February 1885 in Leichhardt, New South Wales.  He … Continue reading

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