Saturday, March 26, 2016

“Oversized statues of Kelpies — creatures of Celtic...

"Oversized statues of Kelpies — creatures of Celtic folklore — watching over boaters entering a canal in Falkirk, on the east coast of #Scotland. The horses, public artworks, are symbols of the region's industrial past and its present-day reinvention. "It depends who you speak to about them, but they used to be known to drag people into the water and kill them," said the photographer @kierandodds, who took this photo. @kierandodds, who is based in Glasgow, has been trying to answer a significant question: What does it mean to be Scottish? We'll be sharing photos from his project, #landofscots, this #nytweekender. Follow @kierandodds to see more of his work, and visit the link in our profile to see more photos on the @nytimes #lensblog." By nytimes on Instagram.

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