Victoriana

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:

http://hiddendocumentary.com/?p=599

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4 responses to “Victoriana

  1. Albert Hickson

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

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  2. So nice place

    Have a nice day

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  3. So nice place.

    Have a nice day.

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