December 29, 2014

Zoo Mural in Front Royal

wall mural with elephant
"The Not So National Zoo"
Artist Patricia Windrow painted this mural in Front Royal, Virginia.  I believe she was making a reference to the nearby research facility that is associated with the Smithsonian's National Zoo.

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  1. It really deserves some restauration

  2. How cool, I love the zoo mural.. Great shot! Have a happy day!

  3. really neat and i like the humor, too.

  4. Neat mural, but I like the tongue in cheek title. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  5. Well that is one nifty mural. - Happy New Year. It's been a pleasure visiting your blog this past year.

  6. The trompe l'oeil effect is wonderful. Time for a restoration. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.


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