WPC: Putting Your Name on Things

Is the need to place your name on a flat surface an universal phenomenon?

Damaged arbutus bark at Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver, Canada.damaged Arbutus Bark Graffiti on the wall of a cave on the way to the island of Cat Ba in Vietnam.Graffiti on the wall of a cave on the way to the island of Cat Ba in Vietnam Napoleon was here (Maastricht cave tour, Holland).Napoleon was hereNames scratched into the walls of the Baby Taj in Agra, India.
Names scratched into the walls of the Baby Taj in Agra, India Adrienne paints her name on a rusting shipwreck on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland.
Adrienne paints her name on a rusting shipwreck on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland Carved graffiti on Segovia’s Castle walls in Spain.Carved graffiti on Segovia's Castle walls in Spain Names carved on bamboo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I also found a lot of what I think might be names carved into bamboo in Hong Kong but as the writing was in Chinese characters I wasn’t sure.Names carved on bamboo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Handprints and names painted with red mud on the walls of a cave in Vang Vieng, Laos.Handprints and names painted with red mud on the walls of a cave in Vang Vieng, Laos Names carved onto a door of an abandoned building in Torr Head on the Coastal Causeway of Ireland, UK.Names carved onto a door of an abandoned building in Torr Head on the Coastal Causeway of Ireland, UK

A man’s ambition is mighty small to write his name on a shithouse wall.”

More on names from the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Name.

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