I admire these cast iron manhole covers, used all round Wellington. The bas-relief pattern suggests the ocean waves, and the hilly landscape dotted with buildings, all with the decorative flavour of Maori carvings. This is an artefact that speaks of its particular place in the world. I was reminded of manhole covers in Chandigarh
Taken 23 May 2004. Filed under
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