In the doctors living quarters of this abandoned mental asylum lays a number of articles that could be lifted out of any house of the time, such as these vacuum cleaners and ironing board stood in one of the rooms. Sometimes really quite personal things are left behind such as letters and photographs which are always interesting to have a spy at, but mostly its just simple artifacts like this.


  • Jaytee
    Jayteeover 6 years ago

    oh shit and bugger, i got onto redbubble to avoid HOUSE WORK and the third image i click onto is this…..a remimder to get off my bum and do some. Really impressive as usual,you know how much i dig your original work.

  • jenny4
    jenny4over 6 years ago

    Must be fascinating to discover all these things. Do you photograph everything as you find it?

  • in 99% of cases yes, occasionally i will make small adjustments (usually only if they are backlit and i need to move to get a better shot without a window behind or something) – This lot though are exactly as i found them.


    – Richard Shepherd

  • Maximus
    Maximusover 6 years ago

    amazing what people just walk away from. :)

  • mhkantor
    mhkantorover 6 years ago

    looks like a great rug under the ironing board. another impecable pic. wonderfully done.

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 6 years ago

    So amazing, bizaarre, totally awesome & captivating

  • Dave Warren
    Dave Warrenover 6 years ago

    Stunning mate, very well done

  • Karl187
    Karl187over 6 years ago

    Such perfectly kept antiques. I wouldn’t mind having a look at one of those, never seen such an old vacuum before. This is a great shot Richard, very personal.

  • Andy Harris
    Andy Harrisover 6 years ago

    great shot!

  • Elizabeth Duncan
    Elizabeth Duncanover 6 years ago

    Love how you have made something boring of interest!

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