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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

ABC Wednesday: Fancy Fire Fixtures

Last week I showed you an elegant entrance at the Colonial Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg, VA. This week I thought I'd take you inside the same palace for a look at some fancy fire fixtures.

Above is a fancy furnace in the dining room. Below is a fancy fireplace in the map room.
The fanciest fireplace is in the main entrance room but there were so many people around it that I only managed a shot of the fancy firearms and swords on either side of the fireplace. There is also a candle which can produce a flame when lit.
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Cezar and Léia said...

I would love visiting this "museum", house.
I like a lot the fireplace, at the second shot.
And the stuffs in the last image are so interesting, vintage ones!

Sylvia K said...

As I've said before, I've always wanted to go there and your photos are just feeding that longing! Terrific captures again for the day and I do love the Fancy Fire Fixtures! Perfect for the F Day! Hope your week is going well, Carver! Enjoy!

ABC Team

Leslie: said...

Wow! Those are fantastic fireplace thingies! lol Love your fotos,


Reader Wil said...

You make me want to go and see this grand old house! The interior is fabulous. Fancy all those swords and guns.

EG CameraGirl said...

WOW! I'll say they are fancy!

Barbara said...

Interesting fixtures, looks like a fine place to visit.
Enjoy your week!

Roger Owen Green said...

Fond of the memory, where we visited a couple years back.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

London Caller said...

You should come and visit Windsor Castle.
It will the word "fanciest" into the next level.
Actually, the ultimate level. Ha ha...

photowannabe said...

Love the fancy firearms and that marble on the fireplace mantle. Terrific post for the letter F.

Kim, USA said...

Wow I do agree they are all so fancy. Love those photos.
ABC Wednesday-F

Kay L. Davies said...

I like the big Fat Furnace in the dining room, but that fancy fireplace is sure something, isn't it? Wow. Just gorgeous.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Christine said...

That fireplace is a work of art, sure beats the fireplace my dad made with rocks found around the beach, one that broke his toe.

Linda Bob Grifins Korbetis Hall said...

fancy indeed,
I used to visit museums and enjoy learning about history and science.

very inspirational post.

Nydia said...

Wow, loved the swords' disposition!

Kisses from Nydia.

Hildred said...

Wonderful place to visit, - thank you for sharing your great photos and info. Great choice for F, - Fancy Fire Fixtures!

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

Wow-really interesting! And those swords! Who needs that many swords???

Gemma Wiseman said...

Incredible features in this extraordinary home! A fascinating place to visit!

MaR said...

What an elegant take on the theme and beautiful fire fixtures, Carver!!
F is for fuchsia"

Dhemz said...

wow! very interesting....great photos...thanks for sharing!

Hope you can check out my ABC Wednesday entry as well. Thanks!

Unknown said...

Interesting decor! At first I thought it was your home!

Tumblewords: said...

Wonderful photos - elegant decor, to be sure!


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