If you take a walk in the inner suburbs of some of our older cities… Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide for example, you may notice that some of the homes have a distinctive ornamental/architectural feature:




These are examples of cast iron lace, used to enhance the beauty of homes from about the mid-1800s.  Don’t they remind you of crocheted edging on a Victorian petticoat?

Here is a link to an explanation of this lovely stuff:



Filed under Australia

4 responses to “Victoriana

  1. Albert Hickson

    Lovely photos, Yvonne.
    And the link you gave made for an interesting read.


  2. So nice place

    Have a nice day


  3. So nice place.

    Have a nice day.


Now it's your turn

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s