This is a capture of a wonderful old shop called Rose & Co Apothecary, which is in Haworth, situated above the Worth Valley amid the bleak Pennine moors, is internationally famous for its connection with the Brontë sisters, who were born in Thornton, but wrote most of their famous novels while living at the Haworth Parsonage (which is now a museum owned and maintained by the Brontë Society), when their father was the parson at the adjacent Church of St. Michael and All Angels. In the 19th century, the town and surrounding settlements were largely industrialized, which put it at odds with the popular portrayal in Wuthering Heights, which only bore resemblance to the upper moorland that Emily Brontë was accustomed to.
The shop has the most wonderful things, and they
sell beautiful cakes of soap and bath bombs that look just like real cakes you could spend hours in there. I have added a shot of some of the soaps under this narrative.
Thank you for looking
Edited in CS3 with added textures and a lot of cloneing as there was a large white van outside.Then into Picasa 3 FREE DOWNLOAD

A Cake Of Soap

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catherine veal, haworth, lancashire, pentax k200d

Comments

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 4 years ago

    Beautifully done Catherine, lovely lighting, details and processing!!

  • Thank you Shaun, for your lovely comment.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Well, it certainly isn’t Boots! I love the sepia treatment.

  • LOL It certainly isn’t David. Thank you very much.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Clive
    Cliveabout 4 years ago

    And what a beautiful capture it is Catherine, love the treatment on this and a great narration my friend xx

  • Thank you so much Clive, for your lovely comment my friend.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Danuta Antas
    Danuta Antasabout 4 years ago

    Wow!!! Catherine, it’s a real feast for my eyes and soul!!! How I love such shops! And it is only the UK, where I have seen such treasures! You can’t imagine how I miss it! Thank you for the chance of seeing this work:) Big hugs, Danka:)

  • I’m so pleased you enjoyed it Danuta, it was a lovely shop. I could spend hours in a place like that. Thank you and for the fave.Hugs x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Jessica Jenney
    Jessica Jenneyabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic textures, tones and treatment, Catherine! Fabulous vintage feel! FAVE!

  • Thank you so very much Jessica, i really appreciate your comment and fave.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupabout 4 years ago

    Nice original shot and PP

  • Thank you very much David for the kind comment.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Hertsman
    Hertsmanabout 4 years ago

    Nice shot Catherine – try saying Apothecary after a hard session!

  • Indeed Richard, or without teeth.LOL Thank you for commenting.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoabout 4 years ago

    Excellent, Catherine.

  • Thank you Steve for your kind comment.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful picture of a beautiful shop Catherine…the real old atmosphere

  • Thank you so much dear Gilberte. for your kind comment.x

    – Catherine Hamilton-Veal ©

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