Monday, October 10, 2016

Town and country.. different yet the same.



The mural above on the wall of the Freshwater Bay Museum in Claremont. Constructed in 1862 and originally the Freshwater Bay school, the first school between Perth and Fremantle. The mural below on the wall of the Farmshed in Goomalling in the heart of the wheatbelt region of WA. The same in that they both depict the history of their area and different because even back then Claremont was an affluent suburb close to the city and Goomalling (population 499 in the 2006 census) a hard working country town. Unfortunately there were no names on either! Happy new week, let's hope it's a good one.. take care and stay safe..


29 comments:

  1. I appreciate this historical comments and the murals are both very beautiful - and easy on the eyes.

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  2. They're both quite vivid and life like.

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  3. I really like that 2nd one, Grace!

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  4. They both tell a story. Excellent murals!

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  5. These murals are unique. Their historical stories add to their beauty!

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  6. Superb murals, wish I could find some like that

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  7. I like murals like this, that give us a reminder of the past.

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  8. Love the life story detail unfolding in these colourful murals.

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  9. Wow, they are both very vivid and the colors amazing.

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  10. Wonderful murals of scenes that could have taken place right here. Lovely!

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  11. That cart full of melons reminds me of the story I read earlier today about hundreds of pumpkins that were floating away after Matthew passed by St. Augustine, Florida.

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  12. Both are beautiful and quite similar in what they depict.

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  13. Estão fantásticos estes murais.
    Um abraço e boa semana.
    Andarilhar

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  14. these are my favorite kinds of murals!

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  15. Beautiful rural scenes, Grace, really a nice work !

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  16. Especially the first one is impressive, Grace. Reminds me of the Amish a bit, too.

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  17. Both murals are very well done. They remind me of murals I was when I was a kid.

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  18. These are works of art and so big.

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  19. Such beautifully detailed murals. Much to enjoy!

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  20. Your description made it easy to tell one town from the other, even without descriptive tags. What's amazing to me is that their relative status has remained unchanged after all these years. There must be an interesting story there. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  21. Marvelous murals! Thanks for showing them.

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