Thursday, October 9, 2014

Thursday Challenge—"shiny"

This was found on the same street I showed
you on Monday.  Someone has definitely been
 taking care of the shiny brass door knocker . . .

though the door frame could
use a bit of tending to.

[To see more of the Thursday Photo
Challenge, visit Dale's meme.]

7 comments:

  1. That door knocker is gorgeous. Did you get that with your long lens? Can’t see a bit of tarnish or patina.

    You know how people of old wore shabby travel clothes to discourage highwaymen from seeing them as potential targets? The worse-for-wear door frame is probably a deceptive cover belying the fact that the door knocker is solid gold and gives entrance to an interior like this. Although I suppose the knocker could just as easily be clear-enameled brass giving way to this.

    It has been really fun getting around Paris vicariously with you. Thanks for sharing your trip.

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  2. Wonderful photo and love the door knocker.

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  3. That's a neat knocker and it looks great on the blue door.

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  4. Spectacular door knocker. I saw so many on a trip to Savannah and Charleston. Wish it was prevalent here, too.

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