The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, England 1866 [[MORE]] Some detail: John Hill Morgan (b 1833), platinum print. “R Holloway Dealer in Marine Stores” Locals would have called this a “rag and bone shop”. Now that means a...
I'm pinning this in here. Mainly because I am doing my best to be less toxic. Due to my abandonment in my early life, and at times in my early 20's, I am prone to be needy with it being mostly emotional needs. I don't have a lot of physical contact with anyone (and when I say "physical" I really do mean touching, hugging, kissing, cuddling, etc.) and I think that it's very important to have on a daily basis.
Meaning 'Battleship Island' in English, Gunkanjima's real name is Hashima and it is one of 505 uninhabited islands in the Nagasaki Prefecture, about 15 kilometres from Nagasaki itself. It earned its nickname due to its resemblance to a military warship. Despite being off-limits to travellers, the island has become an irresistible magnet for urban explorers who go to extraordinary lengths to investigate and photograph the island's abandoned buildings.
I chose this piece not because I felt like is showed proportion, but because it showed disproportion. The building looks as if it is upside down because the top is broader than the base which is uncommon in almost all structures. Despite this appearance of disproportion, the building appears to be old meaning it was functional and able to withstand time. The lines of the windows and levels though, create proportion in the structure of the building.