The flag of the Republic of Venice is a common sites among the calle and rii of the city.  It features the winged lion of St Mark in gold upon a rich red background, but unusually the flags shape has six tails too, which represent the six sestiere; San Marco, San Polo, Dorsoduro, Castello, Cannaregio, Santa Croce.  Like the lion that it features it is magnificent when unfurled, and a little less impressive when wet and bedraggled.



3 thoughts on “Soggy Moggy (Venezia 81)

    1. Thanks Madhu, I love the vibrant colour in your shots, but wanted the discipline of monotone for this project. Perhaps I’ll start all over with colour when I complete it!

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