Thursday, November 24, 2011

Bells, Bells, Bells

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
~ Matsuo Basho


The Bells
by Rima Staines

Chinese bells from the ancient Warring States
Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan, China
photo by Calton

Hanging of the Sigismund bell at the cathedral tower in 1521 in Kraków
by Jan Matejko (1838–1893)

"The Temple Bells" near Kanchanaburi Thailand
by Christopher Beikmann

journal Die Gartenlaube for 1873, pg.101

Illmensee, Landkreis Sigmaringen

Das Abendläuten, Öl auf Leinwand
by Bernhard Stange (1807–1880)

A bonus:

The Craft of Bellringing DVD

3 comments:

AAZen said...

LOVE this post - A great theme and such wonderful artistic selections. Thank you so much for including my "Temple Bells" photograph

Rima said...

Ringing a thank you Tabatha!
Great post :)

Tabatha said...

Thank YOU! :-) Love your work.