Love Chains by Luke Griffin

Posters

Size:
$14.04

Sizing Information

Posters
Small 21.9" x 16.4"
Medium 31.2" x 23.4"
Large 44.2" x 33.2"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

There are hundreds of locks attached to these ropes in between poles next to the Ponte Vecchio on the Arno River in Florence, Italy. As you walk from the Palazzo Vecchio to the bridge you will see these chains of locks. Each lock has the names of each ‘lover’ on it and it is customary to throw the key into the river. “Love Padlocks” are a custom by which sweethearts affix padlocks to a fence or similar public fixture to symbolize their love. Most common place of Love padlocks are railings of the bridges. It is suggested that the custom of ‘locking a padlock and throwing away the key’ probably originated in China.

Photograph taken with Panasonic Lumix FZ-28

Originally hailing from Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Luke’s work uniquely reflects his life-long love of the outdoors and his keen interest in portraiture. Having recently returned from 4.5 years living and travelling abroad, his portfolio presents an intriguing variety of images that will delight any viewer.

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Comments

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

  • Cheers Andrea.

    – Luke Griffin


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