Friday, 18 December 2009

Advent window No 9

I found Saltaire's Advent Window number 9 at the bottom of Albert Road, in the bedroom window of the house featured in my blog on 14 September - which perhaps goes some way to explaining the artistic merit of the window. From the outside it's difficult to tell how the window has been created - whether paint on the glass, or painted paper. It could be tissue paper? Anyway, it's a lovely snowy scene with what looks to be a charcoal-burner or some kind of fire. I thought at first it was a cottage, but on closer inspection it isn't. Very Christmassy... to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere anyway.

Look back a few days to 14 December for another colourful window.

3 comments:

  1. This is what i call as beauty !! Really nice.

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  2. Snow down here outside London, and I believe it's on its way north; you'll have your own snowy advent window.

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  3. Lovely window, however it was created. Don't slip and fall getting round to the rest of the windows now John seems to have arranged that sbnow to move north.

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