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Taking the Pith

By Mynett
I spotted this beautiful vintage car, open top, and on the rear shelf was the Pith Helmet, I used the rear view mirror to get the shot.....

The pith helmet is also known as the safari helmet, sun helmet, topee, sola topee, salacot or topi. It is a lightweight cloth-covered helmet made of cork or pith. Pith is from the sola, Aeschynomene aspera, an Indian swamp plant.

Tags: General Humour and fun

Voters: marktc, Daisymaye, bayleaf1 and 43 more

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Daisymaye Plus
11 23 16 Canada
2 Sep 2011 2:27PM
Well thought out image. One to make you study it.............Sandy

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morpheus1955 13 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2011 2:46PM
Excellent shot Linda, great composition, exceptionally well spotted and captured.

lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
2 Sep 2011 2:50PM
Extremely well spotted and thought out
pdcche 9 4 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2011 2:54PM
Great shot Linda, i like this kind of photography also, something different, well spotted.. Peter
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2011 3:41PM
A great composition so well spotted and captured. Carole
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
2 Sep 2011 4:05PM
Very well seen and captured, Linda, and excellent image Wink Interesting info too Smile
Trev Smile
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2011 4:16PM
great comp linda brilliant detail and colours that title is a belter to very clever well thought out capture a cracker nice one Wink
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
2 Sep 2011 4:52PM
This is a clever and effective image, your infor re pith is very informative-- well cone here!
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
2 Sep 2011 4:52PM
Well spotted and captured opportunity, Linda.......and your title gave me a wry smile too.
EAS 11 1 13 Scotland
2 Sep 2011 5:42PM
Very different and a great use of your abilities. Enjoyed the info as well as that title choice.

SlowSong Plus
11 9.0k 30 England
2 Sep 2011 6:34PM
Excellently seen and a superb descriptive image.
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
2 Sep 2011 7:18PM
well thought out comp. title made me smile.lesley
11 10 10 England
2 Sep 2011 10:47PM
Well spotted and taken - good titleSmile
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
3 Sep 2011 7:02AM
Lovely imaginative shot. I wish I could get my mind to work like that.
DeSilver Plus
12 14 12 England
3 Sep 2011 8:07AM
You have an eye for seeing such imaginative and wonderful images. I would have just seen an old car along with an old hat. Sad Wink

Well done Linda. Smile

Great shot here Linda, love the title, made me giggle GrinGrin
Roly 13 Wales
4 Sep 2011 7:59PM
The title deserves a vote of its own Grin
dawnmichelle 13 12 United States
5 Sep 2011 3:34AM
clever idea and it worked so well
bill33 Plus
9 52 1 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 8:51AM
Love the title here Linda,for this very well thought out photograph, the detail is superb, and it looks like it might just be an old Jaguar car. Very well done, Bill.
Suehh 13 39 6 England
5 Sep 2011 7:28PM
Well through through image Linda and really well taken. It's an image that make me want to know more about the owner, where has the hat been worn (it looks well worn too) - you know the sort of thing.

Love the title! LOL. Though I always thought pith was that white covering on an orange and when we take it off we say "pith off" - sorry! Stupid I know.
DaveMead 10 23 14 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 7:32PM
Well worked image Linda.
Sezz 15 619 15 England
12 Sep 2011 10:36PM
Like the concept, love the title Smile

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