Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Le loquet


Peter takes me to the prestigious Bibliothèque Nationale de France Paris de Richelieu, and I become fixated on this beautiful old latch on the window upstairs in the museum.  I have no shame.

15 comments:

French Girl in Seattle said...

Ca en valait la peine. It was worth it. Great shot. I know Peter understands :-) Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

James Wei said...

It does look unique and intricate

Janey and Co. said...

That would catch my eye too!

Kris said...

Beautiful, very unusual...I love it! :)

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

The building with its architectural details is exquisite and I love this elaborate latch.

Jack said...

This image has a dreamlike quality, Virginia. Nice. I can see it as a book cover for a mystery.

Alexa said...

Oh, please remain shameless, V!

Mary said...

But it's beautiful! No wonder it caught your attention. Love it, and great photo!

This is Belgium said...

j aime

ARA said...

I also have a picture of a similar one. I love the magic that a single object can have :0

James said...

Beautiful! Do I see Le Galerie Colbert down there?

Paris Rendez-vous said...

n i c e!!!!!!!!!

LA VIE EN ROSE said...

it's exquisite! some of the most beautiful things i saw in Paris were doors,windows and their hardware! such beautiful works of art in themselves!!!

Sharon
xxxx

Peter Olson said...

The building is under renovation, hopefully also including the painting of the wondow frames! :-)

Virginia said...

P,
I know and I were kind not to ask why in the world I kept taking photos here! Jet lag peut-etre?