Pictures to Express Alas, Alack, Helas, and Say it Ain’t So, Joe

(If you have time, double click on each picture for a good enlargement. Then you can also zoom in on portions of the shot.)

The set for next week's Flying Durchman.

The set for next week’s Flying Dutchman.

The best preserved temple in the Ancient Agora.

The best preserved temple in the Ancient Agora.

This is what greets the entering visitor. That crane runs on railroad tracks across the front porch. Odious or merely necessary?

This is what greets the entering visitor. That crane runs on railroad tracks across the front porch. Odious or merely necessary?

Each is numbered, each waits its turn.

Each is numbered, each waits its turn.

All this new stone will someday fill in gaps.

All this new stone will someday fill in gaps.

The only view of the Western metopes.

The only view of the Western metopes.

Note the orientation and dimensions of the top floor. They mimic the Parthenon perfectly.

Note the orientation and dimensions of the top floor. They mimic the Parthenon perfectly.

Much of what Elgin took came from this face.

Much of what Elgin took came from this face.

One is in the Brit, five are across the street in the new museum. All these are copies.

One is in the Brit, five are across the street in the new museum. All these are copies.

So much is missing here, so much work to do.

So much is missing here, so much work to do.

At St. Marina's

At St. Marina’s

In a lovely neighborhood on the Nymph's Hill.

In a lovely neighborhood on the Nymph’s Hill.

It looks better from a distance these days.

It looks better from a distance these days.

2 thoughts on “Pictures to Express Alas, Alack, Helas, and Say it Ain’t So, Joe

  1. That last is my favorite because the angle is a new one to me, not only in person but also in other people’s pictures. The proportions of the whole are quite unexpected.

  2. First and last shots my favorites, showing agility to reach positioning for such images; also love St. Marina’s because of blue hued design and the subtle shadows. Wherever next we all await.

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