Bench, Seating
A Bench is outdoor seating for several people at once
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A gathering of benches
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(2006) La Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Amiens, France
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A gathering of benches


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Two benches with a peek of a third
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(2006) Amiens, France, E.U.
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Two benches with a peek of a third


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Bench by Boulder Creek
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(2006) Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.
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Bench by Boulder Creek


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Green bench along side a path
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(2006) University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.
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Green bench along side a path


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Bench on vacation, lounges on beach
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(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California
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Bench on vacation, lounges on beach


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Confused bench attempts to communicate
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(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California
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Confused bench attempts to communicate


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Strapping young bench faces down trees
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(2006) Coastal Trail, San Francisco, California
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Strapping young bench faces down trees


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Bench flexes to touch nearby tree
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(2006) Rockridge area, Oakland, California
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Bench flexes to touch nearby tree


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Bench in a back yard
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(2006) Otis Orchard, Washington, U.S.A.
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Bench in a back yard


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Disabled parking and a concrete bench
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(2006) Picquigny, France, E.U.
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Disabled parking and a concrete bench


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Benches on Pier 7
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(2006) San Francisco, California
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Benches on Pier 7


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Bench strives to blend with its environment
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(2006) San Francisco, California
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Bench strives to blend with its environment


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Rising stone benches on the sidewalk outside the zoo
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(2006) San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, California
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Rising stone benches on the sidewalk outside the zoo


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Lone bench faces lake at the zoo
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(2006) San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, California
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Lone bench faces lake at the zoo


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One really grate bench seeks invisibility
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(2007) Canal du Midi, France
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One really grate bench seeks invisibility


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Bench on which to admire a view of the sea
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(2007) Furbo, Ireland
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Bench on which to admire a view of the sea


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Hungry log pretends to be a bench
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(2007) U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California
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Hungry log pretends to be a bench


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Bench lays face down to honor redwoods
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(2007) U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California
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Bench lays face down to honor redwoods


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Bench and lamp hide behind a tree
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(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany
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Bench and lamp hide behind a tree


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Three benches huddle against a brick wall
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(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany
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Three benches huddle against a brick wall


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A lonely bench chats with two horses
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(2008) Karlsruhe, Germany
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A lonely bench chats with two horses


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The triplet benches fear approaching shadows
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(2008) Stuttgart, Germany
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The triplet benches fear approaching shadows


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The bench far down on the bluff appeared inviting
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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)
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The bench far down on the bluff appeared inviting


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A bus stop bench on the way out of Sausalito
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Road into Sausalito from Golden Gate Bridge
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008)
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A bus stop bench on the way out of Sausalito


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Bus stop bench in a funky enclosure
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Road into Sausalito from Golden Gate Bridge
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008)
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Bus stop bench in a funky enclosure


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The blue bench was inside a closed schoolyard
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Port Costa, California
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 6 July 2008)
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The blue bench was inside a closed schoolyard


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A bench upon which to read
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Just off Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 10 August 2008)
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A bench upon which to read


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The bench was a bit too close to the curb
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San Jóse, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2008)
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The bench was a bit too close to the curb


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The yellow bench reached the sidewalk first
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Turtle Beach Lodge, Costa Rica
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(Photo taken Monday 8 September 2008)
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The yellow bench reached the sidewalk first


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The bench was poised to walk downhill
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008)
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The bench was poised to walk downhill


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In the jungle clearing appeared a bench for the weary
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008)
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In the jungle clearing appeared a bench for the weary


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A bench in the jungle appeared civilized
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Monday 15 September 2008)
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A bench in the jungle appeared civilized


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The bench rested on an oddly chaotic front porch
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Sunday 21 December 2008)
(Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 2008)
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The bench rested on an oddly chaotic front porch


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Pork Back Bench
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Bench Seating
Healdsburg internal link California
(Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)
(Photo taken 15:31:04 Saturday 21 February 2009)
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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.


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Plaza Art Center Bench
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Bench Seating
Healdsburg internal link California
(Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)
(Photo taken 16:05:54 Saturday 21 February 2009)
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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."


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Rolling Benches
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Bench Seating
Karlsruhe internal link Germany
(Photo posted Saturday 18 December 2010)
(Photo taken 19:26:52 Thursday 7 May 2009)
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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.


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Blue Bench
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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)
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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.


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