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Perception of a Solitary Landmark

The Eiffel Tower is one monument that is never physically or drastically altered, however various portrayals can change the way one may perceive it. Perspective is a vital contributing factor to the way people consume and develop feelings towards a person, place, or subject. Post cards can often serve as memoirs of a vacation or a loved place. Post cards of the Eiffel Tower can depict the historic landmark using many different visuals, color schemes, or mediums of photography according to the way the consumer chooses to view or remember it. The Eiffel Tower can also be portrayed differently according to the time period by which the photo or painting was taken or created.