Primož Jakopin, photo diary

A Weekend in London
Fulham, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square

January 12, 2018, 31 pictures

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38237. Breakfast: polenta with braised bananas, red grapes, soaked dry cranberries and mulberries, camomille tea



38238. View of the room of a small apartment on Halford Road, just after the breakfast



38240. The corner of Halford Road and North End Road



38241. Snappers in the fish shop on the North End Road



38243. Passengers on the underground to the city, busy with their personal digital assistants, mostly cell phones.



38244. A fountain on the Trafalgar Square with The National Gallery in the background



National Gallery


38245. Pablo Picasso: Portrait of Bibi la Purée, 1901, oil on board, 48.5 x 39 cm



38247. Theo van Rysselberghe: Coastal Scene, about 1892, oil on canvas, 51 x 61 cm



38249. Vincent van Gogh: A Wheatfield, with Cypresses, 1889, oil on canvas, 72.1 x 90.9 cm



38251. Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas: Young Spartans Exercising, around 1860, oil on canvas, 109.5 x 155 cm. The most intriguing canvas on display, at least to the author of these lines. Degas kept it in his studio till his death, worked on it from time to time for 57 years but never managed to finish it.



38253. Seagull on the head of the horse-mounted statue of King George IV



38254. One of the four lions, national symbols of England, at the foot of the Lord Nelson's monument



38255. Yoda-goblin-disguised street artist, looking as he would keep himself in the air just by supporting himself by one hand, but actually sitting on a hidden steel-tube chair, touching the cap of a woman passer-by



Uganda House on Trafalgar Square


38257. Cover of The African Diaspora journal, January 2018



38260. Grandsire (after Baker): Murchison falls old view, Nile river, Uganda, gravure, first published in Le Tour du Monde / Nouveau Journal des Voyages, publié sous la direction de M. Charton et illustré par nos plus célèbres artistes. 1867. Paris, Librairie Hachette, in-4°.



38261. Grey crowned cranes, national birds of Uganda, painting on the wall of the reception room



National Portrait Gallery


38262. McClelland Barclay: Anna Neagle, 1940, oil on canvas, 165 x 127 cm



38263. Street advertisement for the 17th Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition



From Trafalgar Square to the Thames river


38264. Street artist on the left side of his map of the world with eco messages chalk artwork ...



38265. ... and on the right-hand side



38266. Five girls, on the way to the National Gallery, below the gallery's staircase (cropped)



38267. Lord Nelson's monument on Trafalgar Square



38270. Horse Guard change, Whitehall



38269. Horse Guard rider on duty



38268. Two girls just after one took of a photo of the other in front of the mounted Horse Guard rider



38272. Heavily fortified entrance to Downing street with the official residence of the British Prime Minister



38273. Underground train arriving to the Embankment station, from the east





38274. Dinner: baked snapper on onions, cooked potato, spinach and carrots, beetroot salad with boiled eggs, garlic, bread, banana cake, lemon, blackcurrant jam, hemp tea



38275. Night view of the Al-Ghazal store with fruit on street display, on the northern side of the North End Road



38276. Mediterranean grocery store on the other side of the road



38277. Arthill Gallery, night view



  From Ljubljana Airport to London, Westminster, January 11     Fulham, Camden Lock, National Gallery, January 13  

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