Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Signs can be deceptive

This photo from the Malcolm Rosholt collection at HPC does not make sense, until you flip it. This is Avenue Joffre, near the intersection of Avenue du Roi Albert; the Weida Hotel is in the frame, but the Cathay Mansions and the Grosvenor House appear to have switched places:

It is logical that the hotel sign should be facing downtown, so it should appear mirror-reversed from the vantage point of the photographer, like below:

Tags: avenue joffre, hpc, photography
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