061029.Combe Down, Bridge of Death

October 28, 2006 at 11:42 PM | Posted in Actors in Period Costumes, Architecture, Bath, Bridges, Combe Down, Halloween, Ionic Order, people, river, siblings, somerset, Supernatural, Waterfront | 4 Comments

061026.082.Somset.CombeDown.Prior Park.Death Battles a Zombie

Above: It’s almost Halloween on the bridge and one Trick-or-Treater engages in an epic battle with the Grim Reaper.

Below, the inevitable conclusion: It’s always sad when a child succumbs to Death, but look at those silhouetted balustrades. I mean, wowee!

061026.083.Somset.CombeDown.Prior Park.Death Battles a Zombie

 

 

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  1. From what period are those actors’ costumes?

  2. Hmm, so you read do you. Um, the Late Octoberian Period? Really mixed, I suppose. The pirate-zombie on the left seems to be heavily Romero-influenced with a touch of the Bruckheimeresque quality in the curved plastic saber. On the right, Death’s costume is somewhat of a classic in constant abstract use from between the Late Medieval to the Pre-Judgement Day periods. Hard to pin down, I’m afraid I’m not much of a period costume expert so your guess is as good as mine….

  3. How lovely!

  4. […] although his account of its design is cryptic.) In many ways, this castle is the equivalent of the Palladian Bridge on Allen’s Prior Park Estate. It can still be seen from the city when lit up at night (although […]


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