Three Lamps in the North

 You might blame it on Elliot 'Preludes' locating that lamp in such a melancholy street, but street lamps illuminate a lot about a city. The Spanish colonial flourish in the top set, in Puebla, Mexico  are nearly insectival in their curlicues, the gryphon set that lights up Orizaba,Mexico, just outside their Belgium imported caste iron palace, a kind of over-sized predecessor of Mecano are firmly European. Not so the lovely Art Deco number in Havana, an unexpected piece of chinosiere on an art deco gem, it would seem churlish not to give you a glimpse of as well.

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