NN8417 : Optical Illusion

taken 8 years ago, near to The Balloch, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Optical Illusion
Optical Illusion
The Ornamental lake at the east end of Drummond Castle's ornamental garden. The curved nature of the end of the lake combined with the lie of the land beyond gives the impression that the water in the lake is at an angle. However, the distant trees and fence posts are all straight as is the bridge parapet in the foreground! The memorial stone on the parapet recalls Lady Priscilla Aird. Born Lady Priscilla Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby she married Colonel Sir John Renton Aird.
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 84621 17978 [1m precision]
WGS84: 56:20.4033N 3:52.0839W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 84601 17976
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Bridge  Lake  Ornamental Garden  Ornamental Lake  Drummond Castle 

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