An inventive picture of a past that never was

This inventor’s workshop building by Pieter Dennison has a wonderful “realistic steampunk” feel. There are enough quirky and clanky touches on display to inject a touch of the fantastic, but it’s all grounded in a grubby Victorian-era earthiness — the dark tones of the base, the subtle patches of faded colour set into the walls, the haphazard tiling on the roof. There’s a nice sense of activity and everyday life amongst the surrounding figures, but the winning detail for me is the wonky telescope poking out from the attic.

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1 comment on “An inventive picture of a past that never was

  1. Håkan

    Nice build, but the photo’s a bit blurred. Pieter Dennison should invest some more in his photography.

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