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Traditional market folk art cart, not many of these to be seen now.

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I love how you just filled the frame with all this color! Look at all that detail! Incredible!
John Prior: Thanks Elizabeth, I filled the frame to get rid of the untidy background.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 21 Jul 2011, 08:22
With some old folk tales illustrated on it by the look of things
John Prior: Yes I wondered if they were operatic scenes Chris.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 21 Jul 2011, 09:06
Well you can't say they did not make full use of the space available.
John Prior: A sort of schizophrenic approach I think smile
beautiful crop
John Prior: Thanks Chantal.
What a beautifully decorated cart it is
John Prior: A dying tradition also.
Perfect how you came in close to frame this. It's a frame full of story, color, detail, and shape.
John Prior: Thank you T, I got in close because the background was distracting.
Isn't that just a lovely way to decorate a cart, a traditional way I presume.
John Prior: Yes I think so Brian.
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 21 Jul 2011, 19:15
I like this tight shot at all the color and designs.
John Prior: Thanks Otto, not many of these around now.
A grand bit of ornamentation John, well spotted.
  • eva
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 21 Jul 2011, 22:56
Great finding beautifully done! smile
This is a great piece of art John and you have captured every detail on it very well....petersmile
wow.. that is bursting with a colourful story

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