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A gathering of benches
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A gathering of benches


(2006) La Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens   •  Amiens, France   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #France_02
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Two benches with a peek of a third
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Two benches with a peek of a third


(2006) Amiens, France, E.U.   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #France_08
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Bench by Boulder Creek
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Bench by Boulder Creek


(2006) Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Colorado_11
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Green bench along side a path
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Green bench along side a path


(2006) University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Colorado_19
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Bench on vacation, lounges on beach
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Bench on vacation, lounges on beach


(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_22
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Confused bench attempts to communicate
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Confused bench attempts to communicate


(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_23
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Strapping young bench faces down trees
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Strapping young bench faces down trees


(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_24
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Bench flexes to touch nearby tree
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Bench flexes to touch nearby tree


(2006) Rockridge area, Oakland, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #California_21
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Bench in a back yard
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Bench in a back yard


(2006) Otis Orchard, Washington, U.S.A.   •  © 2006 Terry Welte Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Washington_07
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Disabled parking and a concrete bench
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Disabled parking and a concrete bench


(2006) Picquigny, France, E.U.   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #France_05
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Benches on Pier 7
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Benches on Pier 7


(2006) San Francisco, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_10
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Bench strives to blend with its environment
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Bench strives to blend with its environment


(2006) San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_20
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Rising stone benches on the sidewalk outside the zoo
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Rising stone benches on the sidewalk outside the zoo


(2006) San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Zoo_12
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Lone bench faces lake at the zoo
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Lone bench faces lake at the zoo


(2006) San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Zoo_13
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One really grate bench seeks invisibility
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One really grate bench seeks invisibility


(2007) Canal du Midi, France   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #France_03
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Bench on which to admire a view of the sea
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Bench on which to admire a view of the sea


(2007) Furbo, Ireland   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Ireland_07
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Hungry log pretends to be a bench
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Hungry log pretends to be a bench


(2007) U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Berkeley_01T
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Bench lays face down to honor redwoods
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Bench lays face down to honor redwoods


(2007) U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Berkeley_02
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Bench and lamp hide behind a tree
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Bench and lamp hide behind a tree


(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Germany_0590B
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Three benches huddle against a brick wall
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Three benches huddle against a brick wall


(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Germany_0877B
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A lonely bench chats with two horses
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A lonely bench chats with two horses


(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Germany_0922B
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The triplet benches fear approaching shadows
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The triplet benches fear approaching shadows


(2008) Stuttgart, Germany   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Germany_1049B
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The bench far down on the bluff appeared inviting
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The bench far down on the bluff appeared inviting


Below the Marin end of the Golden Gate Bridge   •  San Francisco / Marin, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Bridge_0902BCX
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A bus stop bench on the way out of Sausalito
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A bus stop bench on the way out of Sausalito


Road into Sausalito from Golden Gate Bridge   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Sausalito_0922BCX
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Bus stop bench in a funky enclosure
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Bus stop bench in a funky enclosure


Road into Sausalito from Golden Gate Bridge   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Sausalito_0929BCX
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The blue bench was inside a closed schoolyard
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The blue bench was inside a closed schoolyard


Port Costa, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 6 July 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #CA_1178BCX
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The bench was a bit too close to the curb
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The bench was a bit too close to the curb


San Jóse, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Rica_2987BCX
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The yellow bench reached the sidewalk first
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The yellow bench reached the sidewalk first


Turtle Beach Lodge, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Monday 8 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Rica_3407BCX
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The bench was poised to walk downhill
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The bench was poised to walk downhill


Monteverde, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Hike_4429BCX
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In the jungle clearing appeared a bench for the weary
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In the jungle clearing appeared a bench for the weary


Monteverde, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Hike_4438BCX
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A bench in the jungle appeared civilized
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A bench in the jungle appeared civilized


Monteverde, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Monday 15 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Area_4748BCX
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The bench rested on an oddly chaotic front porch
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The bench rested on an oddly chaotic front porch


Monteverde, Costa Rica   •  (Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)   •  (Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Rica_4803BCX
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Pork Back Bench
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A bench made to appear as a pig was on the sidewalk in front of a butcher shop in downtown Healdsburg, California. On the wall near the bench was a pig-crossing sign internal link.


Bench Seating   •  Healdsburg internal link California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)   •  (Photo taken 15:31:04 Saturday 21 February 2009)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #California_0032BCX
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Plaza Art Center Bench
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A bench in the Healdsburg Center for the Arts external link was cut and painted like a sculpture. On it was a frame labeled, "Plaza Arts Center." And below that frame were the words, "Celebrating Creativity."


Bench Seating   •  Healdsburg internal link California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)   •  (Photo taken 16:05:54 Saturday 21 February 2009)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #California_0074BCX
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Rolling Benches
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These two benches were found alongside the path that led by the Zoo. They appeared to resemble rolling railway cars, but were clearly just cleverly balanced logs.


Bench Seating   •  Karlsruhe internal link Germany   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)   •  (Photo taken 19:26:52 Thursday 7 May 2009)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Germany_4528BCX
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Blue Bench
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One of two blue metal benches internal link were set against a concrete wall on the upper level of Five Embarcadero Center Park. The odd shape begged a photograph from this low angle.


Bench Seating   •  Five Embarcadero Center Park internal link   •  Five Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)   •  (Photo taken 14:05:14 Sunday 7 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Francisco_2168BCX
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