Channelling the Delavals 2

By mrswoolybill
Seaton Delaval Hall is fully open again, after the National Trust's biggest ever restoration project.
The Hall was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh (Blenheim, Castle Howard...) for the Delaval family, who were famous for their boisterous practical jokes. I have a suspicion that they would have been unbearable.
The restoration has kept their spirit alive. The West Wing has an upside down room (see the version), and the replanted South East Garden has joke mirror features hidden off the beaten track, to surprise visitors.
There will be more uploads...
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Mirror Reflection Reflections Black and white Specialist and abstract Silly Sunday Humour and fun Seaton Delaval Hall

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kaybee 18 8.5k 27 Scotland
10 Jul 2022 8:04AM
we have all had one of those days.....
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 31 Northern Ireland
10 Jul 2022 8:44AM
A bit of a stretch? 🤣🤣
cooky Plus
19 6 8 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2022 9:05AM
Michael Bentine's, 'It's a Crazy World' , comes to mind!

Kath
pablophotographer 11 2.1k 432
10 Jul 2022 9:21AM
One-sided flare trousers! 😲😂
smut01 Plus
7 137 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2022 10:21AM
Excellent Moira .. and the version would be for fans of Stranger Things? Smile
Tony
10 Jul 2022 10:37AM
Dear me. More of your antics followed by antiques. I'm not sure this reflects well on either of you.
Nonetheless I am amused.
Oh dear, now I appear to have inverted Queen Victoria.
Yours, Mrs Trellis of North Wales.

SlowSong Plus
14 10.6k 30 England
10 Jul 2022 10:38AM
Sqiffy can be a good look. Grin
10 Jul 2022 11:38AM
It's a distorted world that we live in, Moira and this image emphasises that fact very nicely.

John Smile
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
10 Jul 2022 11:50AM
What a gruesome twosome, but we know you are not shaped like that??? I think!!!
Bill, it looks like your fly zip is down as well!
Ian
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
10 Jul 2022 11:59AM
Excellent Silly Sunday Silliness, Moira!! 😁 Thought you'd uploaded the version upside-down until I read your notes... 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀
mistere Plus
9 23 7 England
10 Jul 2022 12:01PM
An interesting new lens you have there Moira. One from Nikons new 'Squinteye' range ? SmileSmile
Nikonuser1 Plus
10 175 16 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2022 12:17PM
Great capture MoiraSmileSmile

Cliff
10 Jul 2022 12:24PM
To see ourselves as others see us?
You'd hope not Grin
dark_lord Plus
18 3.0k 836 England
10 Jul 2022 5:34PM
We could do that to pictures on old black and white TVs using magnets. Today's LED screens are no fun Smile
pamelajean Plus
17 1.8k 2276 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2022 7:55PM
Like a scene from "The Thing"! The version is something I'd like to see. You inspired me to go and have a virtual tour on their website.
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.6k 2575 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2022 8:37PM

Quote:Like a scene from "The Thing"! The version is something I'd like to see. You inspired me to go and have a virtual tour on their website.

Thanks for the prompt Pamela. I've just watched that, it's good - but things have moved on quite a bit since the video was made!
James124 Plus
7 62 54 Portugal
10 Jul 2022 9:32PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
James
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.6k 2575 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2022 7:04AM
Thanks Graham for the UA. And thanks everyone!

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