2016 #520

Though, strictly speaking, it is not a window per se, I am including this collection of images in the window advertising series found in my locality of South Melbourne. I would say that, from what I’ve seen, Victorian-era home/shop doorways always have that ‘window’ above the door. You must remember, doorways always opened straight into a very long and dark corridor, in the time of candelight and later gas lamps, which really didn’t throw out much light; hence the need for such tricks to get natural light inside.

This particular doorway is just a few feet away from another window advertising pic I’ve yet to post. Here’s the original:

PicturePerfect. *the original.
PicturePerfect. *the original.

Here are some other renditions:

Author: jmnowak

Long-time photo enthusiast, my 'style' could be defined as colourful and eclectic, 'tho I do like to experiment.

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