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Gulangyu Island, China: Abandoned building.
Featured in Time Worn, 5/2012; Withered, 7/2012.
Top 10 Winner in the Abandoned Buildings Challenge in Time Worn, 02/2014.
(202 views as of 30/01/2013)


archtecture, villa, house, disrepair, restoration required, gulangyu, china, balcony, arches, foreign concession, international settlement

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  • latinluvleee
    latinluvleeeover 2 years ago

    what an interesting structure …. very intriguing. Thank you for the capture :)

  • Thank you!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Scott Mitchell
    Scott Mitchellabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks very much the feature, Scott & for the favorite too.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseabout 2 years ago

    Now that’s something I’d love to get my hands on, LOL, awesome capture of this beautiful building Ethna!

  • Thank you! Definitely a place that would keep a person busy for a long time. Thanks for having a look and for the favorite, too.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtalmost 2 years ago

    I love this, what stories it could tell…

  • Glad you like it. Thanks for adding it to your favorites!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Alexandra Lavizzari
    Alexandra Lavi...5 months ago

    This looks an icon for ‘The End of Colonialism’. Great atmospheric capture of a very interesting building.

  • Thanks, Alexandra. Gulangyu was a Foreign Concession for quite some time and in fact most of the buildings there are of colonial/Western architectural style. Glad you like it.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Peter Baglia
    Peter Baglia5 months ago

    Fantastic ruin Ethna!

  • Thanks, Peter.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhard5 months ago

    Congrats on your top ten finish!!

  • Thank you!

    – Ethna Gillespie

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