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Shoe Lasts Collection - on the Cobblers shelf

The Cobblers Shelf

Back to the old Dunmow Lock-Up and shoe lasts. You can see a stand alone shoe last in this post, here we have a small collection of shoe lasts

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Shoe Last

A Shoe Last in the Dunmow Lock-Up

Continuing the short series of images taken from the Dunmow Lock-Up this is an old shoe last: Each shoe last is designed for a particular heel height, toe shape, and type of footwear. Many styles of shoes can be made on the same shoe last , but the toe shape

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Stephens Fountain Ink with border

Ink in the Dunmow Lock Up

It’s always quite interesting what you find in old “abandoned” buildings. This is probably my favourite shot from the series I took in the old Dunmow lock-up. For those of you who care about such things this is an HDR shot taken from a bracket of 3 shots.

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The Gaol Back Door Lock

The Dunmow Lock Up

Great Dunmow has a fabulous little old, disused jail or lock-up. The plaque on the wall sums up some of its history: “This small single cell prison ceased its function in 1843 when the Dunmow police station opened. During the 1890’s this disused Lock-up was adapted to be a Soup

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.