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Good old hotels

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 14 June 2017 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

This is called the toggle switch I think. Once in a blue moon we find such switches in some parts of the towns!
This controlled the light in the hotel room.

CASIO EX-Z60 1/100 second F/3.1 7 mm

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Once we had switches like that here too! But that was very long time ago...

14 Jun 2017 5:59am

@ursulakatariina: we still have them in some old buildings!

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Très ancien système ! !.....)

14 Jun 2017 6:07am

: Helen : from is currently photographing at home in, Australia

Yes, a very old switch. They had some charm.

14 Jun 2017 6:23am

@: Helen :: Yes..but today the wires are hidden and switches sleek..Aesthetics, it is called !! Aw!!

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Oh jee....the bakelite switches ;-0

14 Jun 2017 6:34am

ceteceva from France

Un interrupteur à l'ancienne à mettre au musée !

14 Jun 2017 6:39am

farNaaz50 from Gorgan, Iran

When I was a child it was very difficult to turn the light on !

14 Jun 2017 7:11am

@farNaaz50: I know..these switches were tough ! absolutely child proof!

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

an interesting picture with very nice details :))

14 Jun 2017 8:45am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

This is also nice !

14 Jun 2017 10:12am

Sam from Chennai, India

A very old switch with round wooden Block. This was used long time ago.
Nicely captured Devi. :)

14 Jun 2017 11:52am

@Sam: Yes all our ancestral homes :)

Shaun from Thorton, United States

A great series here Devi. You sure don't see these switches anymore. Excellent find.

14 Jun 2017 11:58am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Another good old detail

14 Jun 2017 2:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool shot of the ancient switch. It was built to last.

14 Jun 2017 4:37pm

@Steve Rice: you are right ! One needs a hammer to break this :)

Steven from Waukegan, United States

Quite a visual object in comparison to today's switches. :-)

14 Jun 2017 6:40pm

@Steven: you are right...

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

The old lamps and this old switch are real reliqs ... Excellent detail !!!

14 Jun 2017 10:41pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you Baldwin :)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Oh excellent!!!

15 Jun 2017 9:16am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien ce graphisme

15 Jun 2017 1:49pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !

15 Jun 2017 5:47pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel interupteur avec ce noir et blanc génial.

17 Jun 2017 1:11am

Dany Kervran from Morillon, France

Nice to see (again) this material, no more on duty since long years in France.

10 Jul 2017 9:51am

1/100 second
7 mm