Butcher's Hall - Traditions & Guilds

by Carson Howard

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Gallery: London, UK - Impressions of the City - June and December '08

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Exif Information:
Make : NIKON CORPORATION
Model : NIKON D3
Date Time Original : 2008-06-23 14:49:28
Focal Length : 56/1
Exposure Time : 1/160
F Number : 6.3
Iso Speed Ratings : 200
Metering Mode : 5
Focal Length In35mm Film : 56
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 300.000000
Y Resolution : 300.000000
Software : ACD Systems Digital Imaging

Published: Sunday 14th of September 2008 03:51:01 AM


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Howard Carson
Photo Description

The UK is rife with ancient guilds (which some people actually believe are responsible for keeping prices so high in England - nonsense of course). The Guild of Butchers have maintained their hall for centuries now, and the traditions live on. The building is quite beautiful for its simple, stolid presence. The small, tasteful garnish of flowery colour near the front entrance is remarkable - almost startling against the austere architecture.

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