Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Domestic scenes

When I was writing a wishlist for Postcrossing, I added that I love to see traditional kitchens. Whenever I visit any castle, château, or mansion I make a point of visiting the kitchens so I thought there must be postcards of them out there, though not as many as I'd hoped. Later I added any traditional household interior.



As you can see, I'm collecting quite a few now.  At least one is an advertising postcard but that's fine by me. They are a good record of social history.

6 comments:

  1. Impressive Postcard collection and a nice use of collage to show them. Great choice of topic for today's 'D' work. I would have thought you would have used Delivery or Dark (Night).

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    1. I have night views coming up ... under N :)

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  2. What a lovely theme!
    Hiya! I'm Shalini and I'm on co-host Pam's Unconventional Alliance Team.
    Dropping by to say hi and good luck with the challenge!
    Let's have a rocking April!
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  3. These are some neat postcards. Like the dining room light in the one photo and the kitchen fireplace in the last photo...looks like it is from Austria??

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  4. It's a bit like the concept of dollshouses isn't it I suppose? Being able to contain and see an aspect of our life preserved.

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  5. It would,be interesting to collect them across the decades of ordinary houses, tracing the changing fashions as well as the social history.

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