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July 15, 2012
London 2208 by ~sketchboook has a wonderful combination of both the old and what could be.
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London 2208

What if the british empire didnt collapse after WW2 but spread to the whole world and beyond...?
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1400x540px 400.3 KB
Canon PowerShot S95
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1/1002 second
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7 mm
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Oct 16, 2010, 11:00:02 AM
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ZombieFoundation's avatar

Halo or Star Trek universe?

Levymandias's avatar
Its good to see Westminster palace is still there, even among giant towers of metal, glass and concrete.
PiggyXXD's avatar
Can I use your work? I lovin' it so hard...
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chibichiquita's avatar
at least they kept the clock tower :)
Scyphi's avatar
Well, I guess if that happened, then the Brits would've gotten the last laugh on us Americans in the end anyhow. :P

Nice pic, very much thinking big (in more than one sense) here. :D
Hrodwulf123's avatar
Is it just me or do the gothic architecture and high-tech spaceships go pretty well together?
El-Jorro's avatar
It is NOT just you...
sonobeno's avatar
Great! Wish this is what a walk on Southbank would look like. Well maybe not... quite a few guns on that.. gunship. 
Awesome paint work! 
hobbitshire's avatar
Ingenious blend of science fiction and traditional London.
DevineDeviant's avatar
Hi, I absolutely love your work, I imagine visions of the future all the time along with many other people around the world, and I can see similar scenes, there is a top quality website called which is full of conspiracy, Armageddon and end times prediction threads, hundreds of thousands of people use the message boards for civilised discussions every day, who are not artistic at all but they will connect with your artwork like it was one of there own visions, just as I have done.

I am putting together a thread for the website with an emphasis on the fact that if millions of people around the world have such vivid imagination, dreams and vision of the future, then surely looking beyond all the end of the world prophesy almost proves in a way that the future is still to come in one form or another.

I am asking you for your permission to feature your artwork along with around twenty other artists, on the site, in the thread, with strict instructions not to copy it, and with full recognition to you, so that people can appreciate the dreams and visions of others and perhaps look beyond the panic of the demise of the human race, with all the Armageddon discussion and be prepared to fight for a better way of life for all.

There is no financial gain or any other benefit for me or anyone else by doing this, it is simply to get exposure for your artistic vision, and help others take a look outside the box.

I won't feature your work without permission and I will link you to the thread if it is given.

Kind regards, Ed
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permission granted, if you wish you may use more than this one picture:-) btw i used to be a frequent visitor of abovetopsecret, i know the site very well, send me pls link to your thread, i ll definitely check it out.
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Thank you so much, I will write the thread over the weekend and send you a link as soon as I post it. Thanks again, kind regards Ed. by the way your work is fantastic, really makes you think.
The sun truly, never sets on this prosperious, ancient nation. Very cool concept!
yoeleli's avatar
This is way more than amazing!!!!
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polkovniknades's avatar
:icondatassplz: Dat battleship
This always makes me slightly jealous and wanting to live in that sort of world..
Ragnarok6664's avatar
Oho...That's one hell o a development, looking great.
TinyVisitor's avatar
Increased security for the London Olympics in 2208.
Mu610's avatar
This looks like it would totally fit in the Harry Potter fanfiction by Marquis Black called "The Dark Wars" in it the European Union did not form, the British empire didn't collapse. This definitely has what I imagined in terms of technology :P
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