TQ2983 : Carreras cat

taken 10 years ago, near to Camden Town, Camden, Great Britain

Carreras cat
Carreras cat
The two enormous cats that flank the entrance to Greater London House, formerly the Carreras cigarette factory, were modelled on the Egyptian cat goddess Bast, or Bastet, whose temple at Bubastis or Per-Bast, contained the remains of 300,00 cats. She was revered as a protector and as a mother and was represented sometimes as a lion, sometimes as a domestic cat with kittens.

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TQ2983, 865 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 January, 2008
Category
Cats   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 291 833 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.0623N 0:8.3272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 291 833
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