Knock! Knock!

These beautiful doors are part of a panelled room on display at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Part of a Canadiana Exhibit, the entire room was removed from an early 19th Century house in Quebec. The beautiful carvings and decorations are reported to be similar to those found in churches of the same age, but what makes this an anomaly is the fact that the room was not found in a manor house or even an urban townhouse – rather it was in a modest farmhouse. I can’t help but think: “hmmmm …there’s a story here….”
For Norm Frampton’s Thursday Doors

5 thoughts on “Knock! Knock!

  1. A Wandering Memory August 13, 2015 / 7:24 pm

    Doors seem to resonate with a lot of people.. I always wonder what’s behind them

    • JanetRimmington August 13, 2015 / 10:22 pm

      I agree! Doors are intrequing! But in this particular case, I think it’s just a blank wall behind those doors. Physically, anyway. But what the story behind the them? That’s what I want to know. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • A Wandering Memory August 14, 2015 / 7:45 am

        Yes Agreed they can be pieces of art in their own right – I’ll keep a loook out for more when we go away…

  2. Norm 2.0 August 13, 2015 / 8:30 pm

    Hello Janet. Nice choice and thanks for joining us this week.
    I’m not sure why, but your pingback (link) to my page didn’t work. I actually found this post quite by accident doing a keyword search.
    If you want to edit it, here’s the correct link to today’s post:
    And don’t forget to drop by and add the link to your post using the link-up tool – that will hopefully get you a lot more traffic.
    Thanks again and please feel free to join us whenever you like ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Julie@frogpondfarm August 14, 2015 / 7:11 am

    These doors are beautiful ..imagine if they could talk ๐Ÿ˜‰

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