Monday, 19 November 2012
The red door
I was quite surprised to see the style of door on this card from the Netherlands because it looked very British to my eyes. The card is published in the Netherlands but on closer examination I have decided the door most probably is British. The clue - I think - lies in the milk bottles on the doorstep.
I haven't seen milk bottles on a doorstep for quite some time now but until relatively recently in the UK it used to be the custom to have milk delivered to your door each day. Now somebody may well come by and say they did the same in the Netherlands and that this is a Dutch door, but until then I'll stick with my first guess, British.