Tuesday, 6 March 2007

A door opens, and new ideas come in - # 38


The brief discussion of house prices in Richmond upon Thames will now close. 'roony invites his dinner guests to lift their thoughts. Now think: young Karl Moritz actually saw this magnificent front door when he visited Richmond in 1782 (click on the Karl Moritz link and read his items on Richmond). In 1782 this front door was already nearly 70 years old. However, looking closely at the railings, he would have been very puzzled to see the sign mentioning something called a "bicycle" "Ach, mein Gott...ze English are so far advanced in zer technology!".

6 comments:

  1. A lovely looking building. Beautifully photographed.

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  2. oh, this is so english style!
    what a beautiful door!
    Who needs the car when you own this house?

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  3. :P
    ...like your humour!
    and the reflection on the windows is great too!!
    :))
    jing

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  4. I could never steal your USP. :p Remember, folks from your place brought what you are showing over here. It's really quite marvelous that your place is strangely "familiar".

    --Lisa

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  5. Great London-like photo!

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