Little White Houses (LWHs).*

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0169-32 s05-12-06 - LWH, Beaverton.

0169-33 s05-12-06 - LWH, Beaverton.

0170-20 - Summit of Silver Peak, Killarney Prov. Park.

0178-21 - LWH, Sackville, N.B.

0180-10 - Scene, P.E.I.

0184-10 - LWHs

0184-35 - LWLH, Peggy's Cove.

0185-18 - LWLH.

0187-21 - Lunenburg Academy.

0187-25 - Portal, Lunenburg.

0187-26 - Portal, Lunenburg.

0186-31 - Dwelling, Lunenburg.

0188-03 - LWH, Fort Ann, NS.

0302-04 86-08 - Forillon

0303-09 86-08 - Perce

0418-08 - Tadoussac.

1126-27 97-06-21 - Nauplion.

1142-13 98-11 - Point Abino

1142-13a 98-11 - Point Abino

1144-23 - Fort Erie

1144-23a 99-01 - Fort Erie
woodwork whitened

1140-06B -

1150-09 99-06 - Danville, Quebec

1150-18 99-06 -

1150-12 99 - Danville, P.Q.

1150-12a 99 - Danville, P.Q.

1149-01c 99-06 - Eastern Townships, Quebec

1168-14 00 - The Pumphouse Gallery, N.O.T.L.

1168-20 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1168-21 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1168-22 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1168-22a 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1168-23 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1168-23a 00 - Queen's Royal Park, N.O.T.L.

1169-22 00-02 - Port Dalhousie

1175-13 00-06 - Large LWH, Port Dalhousie.
Being of unspecific colour, a white house is distinguished from others more by form and inner being than by surface qualities. I am what I am, it says: a castle, a dwelling, a shed, perhaps only a container. Not grander, more refined, more modish than the next -- distinguished more by identity, function abd form than by attribute.

A white house embraces all adjacent colours. It claims none, while reflecting all. Refulgent, generous, triumphant, it has light to share. And the ability to absorb, mediate and harmonize neighbouring colours. A bulwark against the clamouring primaries, at the same time, a quiet refuge for the more fugitive shades. A constant reminder that worlds could be constructed out of monochrome. Even in decay, spotted and peeling, it gives the knowing shrug of threadbare nobility, a tolerant wink at all those jumped-up avocados, fin-de-siecle mauves and nouveau-riche silver-blues of this world.

Though a white house could be defined by the modulation of light and shadow alone, it consents to being quoined and shuttered with accoutrements of colour; to being crowned and helmeted by trusty tile, or weatherbeaten shingle. But it has no need for the adulation of ironic tints, no hunger for the flattery of sarcastic pigments. It does not insinuate. It is.

1175-07a 00-06 - Little white house, Port Dal

1175-07b 00-06 - The owl of Minerva takes wing at dusk ...
By then, unfortunately, it is already too late to become wise.

1176-08 00-07 - Ft. George

1176-09 00-07 - On guard #2, Ft. George

1176-09a 00-07 - On guard #2, Ft. George

1176-09b 00-07 - On guard #2, Ft. George

1176-12a 00-07 - Little white house, Ft. George

1177-01 00-07 - School of Ideas, Netherby

1177-01d 00-07 - School of Ideas, Netherby

1177-13 00-07 - Linda's little white house

1177-13a 00-07 - Linda's little white house

1181-24 00-08 - Lighthouse #2, Presqu'ile Prov. Park

1193-14 01-02 - Ship scrapyard, Port Colborne
combine these two? funnel on top?

1193-14a 01-02 - Scrapyard fantasy, Port Colborne

1193-14b 01-02 - Scrapyard fantasy, Port Colborne
watercolour version: smart blur, gamma 1.8, wc, sharpen edges?

1197-18 01-05 - Sterncastle, Welland Canal

1197-18a 01-05 - Sterncastle, Welland Canal

1197-21 01-05 - Beacon, East pier, Port Dalhousie

1197-21a 01-05 - Beacon, East pier, Port Dalhousie
straightened perspective

1197-21b 01-05 - Beacon, East pier, Port Dalhousie
artistic

1198-04 01-05 - Lock-keeper's hut, Port Dalhousie

1198-04b 01-05 - Lock-keeper's hut, Port Dalhousie

1201-05 - Calm, Port dalhousie.

1202-23 01-06 - Midsummer's Night, Netherby

1202-23a 01-06 - Midsummer's Night, Netherby

1202-23b 01-06 - Midsummer's Night, Netherby

1202-14 01-06 - LWH with umbrella, Netherby

1202-14a 01-06 - LWH with umbrella, Netherby

D017-35 02-08-04 - Fort McLeod

D018-83 02-08-07 - Little white house on the prairie.

D018-85 02-08-07 - Little white store.

D025-17 02-09-01 - Derek alert! Another LWH, Niagara.

D025-23 02-09-02 - LW Lighthouse, N.O.T.L.

D030-42a 02-09-29 - Petrolia portals

D065-40 03-08-14 - Niagara.

D098-112 04-07-25 - LWH, Fort Erie.

D098-142 04-07-29 - Aid to mariners, + eatery, Grand Bend.

D124-044 05-07-16 - Music trip, N.Y.

D124-045 05-07-16 -

D134-088 05-09-26 - LWH near David's place, Deseronto.

D210-085 08-07-13 - Carcross, Yukon.
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