Tuesday, September 8

Door Knocker, Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Door Knocker, Gothic Quarter, Barcelona [enlarge]

An old door knocker nailed into a much modern door. There are many like these in the Gothic quarter. Most often, the knocker has just come out of the foundry but I think this one has been around for some time now. As to the link to the pictures I made during my holidays, here are some of them although I have not finished uploading all the stuff: Cuba, Year 50 AC

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10 Comments:

Blogger designslinger.com said...

The old knocker looks pretty good, even though it's married to a much younger door.
Went to take a peek at the Cuba pics, can't wait to see more!

1:22 PM  
Blogger arabesque said...

the door handle and the cartas mesh well... love the macro detail on the handle...

1:57 PM  
Blogger Leif Hagen said...

That's one handsome, historic door and door knocker!

2:00 PM  
Blogger Janie's World said...

Beautiful! Love Door Knockers.

5:07 PM  
Blogger -L- said...

Absolutely beautiful. I recently wrote this article as a quick guide to Barcelona. If it's ok with you, I'd love to link your blog!

10:10 PM  
Blogger Jacob said...

That thing could knock you cold!

1:08 AM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

Thanks to you all. Happy to read all your kind words.
-L- I normally don't accept comments with links other than blogs. But I checked your work and it seemed fair enough to let it through. Thanks for your visit.

2:03 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

I love it, how old roughly would it be?

12:08 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

Lovely old knocker. However, the door to my eyes looks very old too!

5:12 AM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

- designslinger: thanks. I liked your Chicago reflections post.
- thanks arabesque
- thanks Leif
- Hey, how are you Janie. Good to hear from u again.
- LOL Jacob
- No idea Amy.
- Julie. Definitely, the door is old too but just the wood plank. There were no ornaments as it is common in doors carrying such door knockers.

9:57 PM  

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