City Daily Photo theme day Lavoirs Villages

City Daily Photo Theme Day – Shelter

photo_285_shelter_CDPLavoirs or wash houses are to be found throughout France and were still in use in the mid-20th century. They provided shelter to washerwomen all year round. This one is in Suèvres.
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9 replies on “City Daily Photo Theme Day – Shelter”

@William – Yes, a lovely spot.
@Kay – I certainly agree with you there!
@Halcyon – Especially in the winter!
@Stuart – What a coincidence! I love your black & white version
@Grace – The lavoirs are often highly decorated in the summer with flowers
@EC Camera Girl – Most villages have them. This particular one has at least two.
@Sharon – We came across it quite by accident when cycling one day

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