A Far-From-Shady Shady Establishment
ink & watercolour illustration, 7.5" x 6" [19 x 16cm]
I'm posting this one in spite of it being a pub, not because it's a pub. I just want to point that out, since I posted a brewery a couple of weeks ago and I don't want to give the impression that I'm a lush ~ even though this pub is called the Pineapple Hotel, which automatically conjurs visions of lusciousness.
No, I'm posting this one simply because I find it quaint. This historic establishment is the fifth-oldest pub in Queensland. You'll find an old photograph of it here ~ and if you watch the page for long enough, you'll see a current photo of this original part of the building here. They've opened up the verandahs again since the vintage of my illustration ~ and you can never have too much airflow in our climate, so good on them for being both backward and forward in their thinking. Kind of like patting one's head and rubbing one's tummy at the same time...