Monday, July 6, 2020


It's a sentimental, recurrent theme in 19th Century European art and literature, the ruins of an ancient castle, barren and evocative. Think Sir Walter Scott. It was nostalgia for a dream of older times. Tower Grove Park, St. Louis' most beautiful, IMHO, has a reference. Kids love to climb on it.         


s.c said...

Folly's in the USA. That's not new to me but as buildings it is.

Anonymous said...

They are actual ruins but moved to TGP. Now they are popular for weddings:

William Kendall said...

I am reminded of a folly in one of our parks.