Sunday, 1 March 2009

Theme Day: Glass


This is a photo I took a while ago when I first started Nice Daily Photo. It's the Salon Royal of the Hotel Negresco on the Promenade des Anglais being prepared for the new year's celebrations. The hotel was built during the Belle Epoque which you can see evidence of in the beautiful glass ceiling while the chandelier was made by Baccarat and is composed of more than 16, 000 crystals. ..It's huge but is dwarfed by the size of the room..

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18 comments:

Babooshka said...

That really is a touch of glass, I mean class. A truly iconic image for the theme. I intend to go in there next time in Nice.

George said...

What a wonderful picture. It would be great to be able to see this room in person.

Jilly said...

Fabulous Angela. What a beautiful room and amazing chandelier. Great shot.

PJ said...

I'm sure New Year's in that room would be a special experience. It's gorgeous.

Catherine said...

I love that stained glass cieling. The chandelier is amazing, but I don't like that style.
So wonderful hotel.
Can we get in easily.

Hilda said...

I remember seeing that magnificent chandelier somewhere but this is the first time I'm seeing the glass dome. It's fabulous! Awesome choice for theme day!

angela said...

Yes, Catherine. It's actually part of the art gallery in the Negresco. If you enlarge the photo you can just make out some of the paintings hung round the edges..

PJ said...

Angela, Blogger must be on the fritz. My photo didn't appear on the previous comment and I thought that was really strange. One never knows what kinds of problems they'll have with Blogger. At least my blog didn't disppear altogether like it has for some people.

PJ said...

It links now. It was a glitch.

Tanya said...

Gorgeous Angela!

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

this is a gorgeous room. I would love to attend an event in the room. Such ambience

JM said...

Beautiful glass ceiling! And atmosphere too!

Clueless in boston said...

Elegance and light really describe that room. The chandelier is gorgeous, but I pity the cleaner that has to polish those 16,000 crystals:)

Sterl the Pearl's Daily Pics of Boulder said...

Well done!

Virginia said...

I need to see this in person Angela. It's gorgeous!
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Lisa Wilson said...

That's an impressive amount of glass! Very pretty.

Kate said...

I love this photo because of the splendid variety! I, too, have a chandelier today, but don't have the marvelous dome nor the eye-catching red chairs.

disa said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.