Sunday, January 23, 2011

Victoria Hall/ Macro Monday

Details on Victoria Hall. Cobourg, Ontario

Built in 1850, Victoria Hall is a magnificent building in the centre of Cobourg. The building is constructed of white brick and then faced on three sides with elaborately carved buff-coloured sandstone.

Beside window on Victoria Hall



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27 comments:

Cildemer said...

Beautiful carving work!
Thanks for sharing;o)

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Martha Z said...

Sadly, we rarely see such elaborate decorations on modern buildings.

Jack said...

I like those details, EG. You can show me architectural details every day!

Farmchick said...

Beautiful details.

Jenn Jilks said...

I keep waffling between a new macro or a HUGE zoom lens!!! You've sent me to another side!

Paulie said...

Great ornate buildings!

Carol said...

Such beautiful work!

Kathy said...

Elaborate may be an understatement! Pretty spectacular and beautiful.

Karen said...

Oh, loving the ornate carving on that first shot. There are some beautiful old buildings in your neck of the woods.

Randy said...

So beautiful!

Kim, USA said...

Very beautiful!
Macro Monday

Izzy, Emmy 'N Alexander said...

Such a great carving! :)

Small City Scenes said...

They just don't make buildings like they used too. Love the detail. MB

Ebie said...

Very intricate! Details show the era of this building.

Well done!

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

The architectural detail is amazing!

Maaike said...

lovely details!

BJ Roan said...

Beautiful, intricate architectural details. I love finding old buildings like this.

LauraX said...

gorgeous!!!!

Jan n Jer said...

Love all the detail...great shots

Fotobloggen 2011 said...

great ornaments, there are so many of those on old buildings if we just take time to look around us

Jacob said...

They just don't make 'em like that anymore, darn it!

lisaschaos said...

I love all the glorious details in older architecture!

The Whimsical Gardener said...

Such a beautiful shot...it would make a lovely texture as well! Thank you for taking the time to visit and leave your thoughtful comment...I appreciate it very much!

Natalie said...

Oh wow the detail of the carving is beautiful! I only wish they still built buildings like this!

Evelyn said...

I love building details like these.

Hooked on Memes said...

It is indeed magnificent!

MyMaracas said...

They just don't make them like this anymore. Gorgeous details that speak of a more gracious age.

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