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Knocking on the door (theme)

2010.08.18
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I like the simplicity of this door knocker.
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I found this chap looking regally out onto North Pallant
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If only all door knobs could be this elegant!
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When I saw today’s doors theme I was delighted because, as many of you know, I’m partial to an interesting door or two. One of the perks of living in an old city like Chichester is that so many of the houses have interesting door furniture so I went for a stroll along some of the older streets in search of my themed shots. All three shots were taken in the Pallants, a small crossroads of four streets within the city walls. The lion actually sits on the door of a house which was once occupied by the composer John Marsh between 1787 and 1828. He was one of the leading lights behind the music at St. John’s Chapel which I featured here a few weeks ago.
19 Comments
Ryana First is the same as we have on our front door. ;))
The third knob I like super much!!
Ryana · 2010-08-18: 11:44
blu06 They are simple but beautiful and functional. Very sharp pictures!
blu06 · 2010-08-18: 11:50
Lynda Great clarity and style to this shots
Lynda · 2010-08-18: 12:01
josy63 I like this theme and the knockers of both first ones !
josy63 · 2010-08-18: 12:02
Eiram great collection! I love blue doors! I think we do not have many blue doors around here...is it typical for your town?
Eiram · 2010-08-18: 12:50
GKorts love this collection, great finds
GKorts · 2010-08-18: 13:11
susjustjake Very nice!
susjustjake · 2010-08-18: 13:12
lgnelson Excellent collection, Helen. We looked for ornate door knobs, but didn't find any this good!
lgnelson · 2010-08-18: 13:23
MsCumberdale I agree strongly to Lynda's words. The clarity of these shots is outstanding!
MsCumberdale · 2010-08-18: 13:49
davids Nice collection - don't people look at you a bit oddly taking pictures of all these?
davids · 2010-08-18: 13:59
djnana Lovely angles, great focus, and a wonderful variety of door knockers/knobs. Such an appealing post, well-presented, Helen.
djnana · 2010-08-18: 14:10
alison Can I say "great knockers"? :o)
alison · 2010-08-18: 17:58
????? Very good detail in all of them :-))
????? · 2010-08-18: 18:24
SunflowerGirl These are superb!! Never knew doorknobs could be so interesting and actually pretty!
SunflowerGirl · 2010-08-18: 22:45
mystic1 Well done on the theme, love the lion knocker
mystic1 · 2010-08-19: 04:09
Latecomer #1 is one of your wonderful everyday abstracts.
Latecomer · 2010-08-19: 07:40
wildduck Awesome collection!
wildduck · 2010-08-19: 13:13
Wasichseh Great angles, great clarity, lovely details!
Wasichseh · 2010-08-21: 12:45
busybee36 You always seem to manage to make even the most mundane items attractive.
busybee36 · 2010-08-24: 12:54
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