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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

ABC Wednesday: W is for Whimsical Weathervanes


The folk art museum in Colonial Williamsburg, VA has wonderfully whimsical weathervanes.

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Some of the weathervanes include wire that will whirl with the wind.
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I wouldn't mind the weathervane with the horse and cart that includes wheels.
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I wouldn't be surprised to see the fish weathervanes at a coastal house. The workmanship is amazing to me and I think some may be made of wrought iron.
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Well, I think that's all the W's I can work into this post. Click for the home of ABC Wednesday.

21 comments:

Indrani said...

W for Wonderful!
Wonderful pictures for the meme. :)

anemonen said...

Lovely thanks for sharing this.

Jingle said...

the word wheels make
one feel dynamic.
what perfect shots.

Sylvia K said...

Wonderful indeed, Carver! Terrific captures for the W Day! I love them! Hope your week is going well!

Sylvia
ABC Team

Karen said...

Great photos Carver! I love weathervanes.

Roger Owen Green said...

I remember this!
We went to Colonial Williamsburg a couple years ago. Great place.


ROG, ABC Wednesday team

EG Wow said...

I want to visit this museum! Wonderful posy, Carver.

Tes said...

Lovely photos, carver! Enjoyed looking at each one! :)

Kay L. Davies said...

What wonderful weathervanes. I've always loved them, but have never had one. I think the prairie wind would whip one off our house.
— K

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

Meryl said...

WOW!!! I want me the airplane or ferris wheel ones! Great post.

Kate said...

A wonderful collection of weathervanes. I prefer the horse and carriage, too.

ChrisJ said...

These are wonderful. I would love to have a closer look.

Tumblewords: said...

Fascinating, aren't they? I was thinking about weathervanes the other day - years ago, I bought one as a gift - it was a rowboat with fishermen who reeled and cast their lines. I wonder if it still exists.

Hildred and Charles said...

A great collection Carver, - thanks for sharing it. Our neighbour has a small windmill that encourages dreaming as it sifts around in the wind while I have morning coffee.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow very interesting museum!I would love to visit there.Your pictures are wonderful and your idea about this theme as well!
hugs
Léia

onangelwings said...

That is pretty cool.
Love those cool weathervanes

nonizamboni said...

I think weathervanes are so compelling--and leave it to Williamsburg to do them up with class! Great post!

jane said...

Great W post I love those weathervanes especially the horse and carriage - we love wrought iron work overhere and have quite a few bits around our garden

chubskulit said...

Those are really neat!

Would love you to peek at my ABC. You are welcome to come by anytime, have a nice day!

Nicole said...

A wickedly wonderful 'w'ariety :D!
Amazing to see what people come up with!

Ann said...

The second one is unusual, a bit like a dream chaser.

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