The exhibit I wanted to see that was on the second floor of the Museum of World Treasures was entitled "Creating the Crown." This exhibit is new since I was here last, and I was excited to revisit European royalties and dynasties. My interest began when I created an altered book of British Kings and Queens for my friend Kathy.
Of course, I wasn't prepared for the overwhelming number of dynasties this exhibit covered.
It was obvious from this tree that more than England was involved.
It's impossible to read all the names on the list, and the photos I took of this exhibit, where the lighting was atrocious, and everything was under glass, made me think about the days when I had my old camera that took lousy photos.
Although the exhibits were interesting,
I only wish I'd spent more time making sure the photos were up to par before I moved on. I apologize, because you cannot read this. In fact, I deleted most of the photos that involved written entries.
I was hoping you could read this, however. One of the things I found disturbing was the scroll font used for the headers. Note this blurb/statement is now out of date, since Victoria is no longer the longest reigning British Queen.
Since I had actually come to see what I thought was an exhibit of the British Kings and Queens, and there were so few entries involving them, I'll let you peruse these at your convenience.
It's amazing how well this signage photographed. Of course, most of us are already aware of what a facsimile is, since so many of my friends work with digital art nowadays!
I really wanted this sign to be readable, because this was one of the greatest eras in British history. It changed the course of Britain as we know it today.
I appear to have visited the exhibit backward, because this was one of the first Kings of England.
Again, I apologize that you can't read this.
Unfortunately, out of all the photos I took of this exhibit, these were the best. I deleted more than I saved, but I hope you have been able to see a few pieces or exhibits that piqued your interest.
And since some of you commented on the portion of the Berlin Wall I showed yesterday, here is the post where I saw the first piece from the wall. In fact, it is supposed to be the final piece removed. It's a lousy photo, but it's still one I think you will enjoy. It shows only the West Berlin side, though. It's a little more than half way through the post, so I hope you enjoy it.
Thanks for joining me today as I go back to school to learn how to use my camera!