Vintage lights

I found these lovely vintage lights, suspended rather precariously from the ceiling, of an old picture theatre in Coolangatta , Southern Queensland last year. The old milky glass and pastel colours appealed greatly to me. It’s only my opinion, but I find them far more attractive than most modern light fittings.

The old picture theatre is now a jam packed antique and collectibles shop. I love to visit when we holiday near by every few years. There’s too much to show you in one post, but I think I have to share something I’ve never seen hanging from a ceiling before; a show girl cow. Enjoy.

vintage lights1

Beautiful old light fittings

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I didn’t fancy standing underneath this ladder.

flying cow

Something you don’t see everyday, at least in my part of the world…

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22 thoughts on “Vintage lights

  1. Don’t see many cows like that in the flesh pot that is Southend. I must admit though, it’s the kind of piece you’d see in Brighton. As for those lights; when did gorgeous cease and functionality become the vogue?

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