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The Old Timers ♥ Grandma's Stuff ♣ (Mary Sedici)

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Please enter a work depicting any item, object, thing our ancestors used in old times (if you have the images, we can go back centuries)
♦ eg: old lamp, coffee grinders, furniture, agricultural equipment, dresses (skirts, hats, etc); customs, decorations; old greeting cards; vintage & collectibles
♦ the list includes old trains, cars, wagons, carriages, etc
♦ Media Accepted: ANY

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please vote for multiple works

Rewards & Prizes

Banner on the Winner Work

Additional Information

Eventually, a book was written on this subject,and the text bellow it is a summary of what the book was about.
♦ how people lived: how they built houses, wells and cyclone shelters; the domestic implements they used such as table lamps, coffee grinders and hand irons; the weather and terrible winters they endured; the children and how they were taught, played and dressed; and the machinery used on the farm such as ploughs and a stone-boat for hauling large rocks, etc

Cover Image: Old Wash basin/tub and Toilet jug by Pieta Pieterse

Completed

The Top Ten

Forever  by Susan Bergstrom

Forever by Susan Bergstrom was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 8 votes.

  • Old Aussie Dunny by Eve Parry
  • I got a silver machine by indianpeteee
  • Remember When by SuddenJim
  • Bellows / Blaasbalk by Elizabeth Kendall
  • Old Milk Can  ~  Melkkan by Pieta Pieterse
  • Old Fords never die, they just become picturesque 2 by John Poon
  • Bags of yesteryear by Ali Brown
  • Willys Wheel by Robert  Mackert
  • Tractor From Oil Days by teresa731

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  1. HAND DRAWN PORTRAIT - Like the avatar

    HAND DRAWN PORTRAIT - Like the avatar

    HAND DRAWN PORTRAIT - Like the avatar *MUST USE ONLY LEAD PENCIL, no other medium in this pl…

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  1. ONE PUMKIN - CLOSE UP

    ONE PUMKIN - CLOSE UP

    *OKAY, WHO HAS THE BEST PUMKIN?* +ONE PUMPKIN - CLOSE UP+

    Voting ends about 3 hours from now

  2. WOMAN HALLOWEEN FACE

    WOMAN HALLOWEEN FACE

    WOMAN HALLOWEEN FACE ONLY - *No neck, no shoulders, etc. :)))) +just the face+*

    Voting ends about 21 hours from now

  3. YOUR VERSION OF AUTUMNS DEPARTURE

    YOUR VERSION OF AUTUMNS DEPARTURE

    YOUR VERSION OF AUTUMNS DEPARTURE *It can be a photograph, or a photo shopped version you cr…

    Voting ends 2 days from now

  4. Vertical image of building looking upward only.

    Vertical image of building looking upward only.

    *+Building taken from below+* (camera to be pointed vertically upwards) No other angles acc…

    Voting ends 2 days from now

  5. CAT BUDDIES

    CAT BUDDIES

    CAT BUDDIES *Just to be clearer, it is +TWO CATS+ in image.*

    Voting ends 3 days from now

  6. YOUR FAVORITE WATERFALL

    YOUR FAVORITE WATERFALL

    YOUR FAVORITE WATERFALL

    Voting ends 4 days from now

  7. TRICK or  TREATER - for HALLOWEEN

    TRICK or TREATER - for HALLOWEEN

    TRICK or TREATER - for HALLOWEEN What do they look like? :)

    Voting ends 5 days from now

  8. CITY STREET

    CITY STREET

    CITY STREET - LARGE OR SMALL TOWN ARE OKAY.

    Voting ends 6 days from now

  9. SUCCULENT IN BLOOM

    SUCCULENT IN BLOOM

    SUCCULENT IN BLOOM - Avatar is a ice plant succulent. You also can use succulent cactus

    Voting ends 7 days from now