Ancient Stationary - created by Drivenslush


Ancient Stationary
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 77/79Score: 55% (0)3117 views

These leaves (Sea Grape) in Florida were once used as writing paper in Old Florida. (You can still use them today, but you have to place them in a plastic bag with a stamp to mail them). I've tried to write on them but the only thing that works is a Sharpie marker. I can only imagine how you would write on them with quill and pen. (5 years and 1220 days ago)

no avatar

Thank you for the history!

avatar adibudojo
adibudojo says:

nice description,......
would you please to tell me little bit about this composition,......thanks.

author says:

I just cropped it in the shape of a barbell. The small cluster of leaves one side and the large leaf the other side connected with the hurricane trunk. Sea Grape Leaves get some amazing colors as they recycle, they go completely cardboard brown when they reach the end of the life cycle. The Purple, yellow, and reds only last for a short while

(5 years and 1218 days ago)


Howdie stranger!
If you want to rate this picture or participate in this contest, just:

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE


Purple In Nature Photography Contest


Orchid
Orchid
by
madamemonty
9532 views
- final score: 70.4%

Water Lily
WaterLily
by
madamemonty
7442 views
- final score: 69.5%

Close up Iris
CloseupIris
by
Rad-Vila
8231 views
- final score: 68.7%

Iris and beatle
Irisandbeatle
by
momvera
7612 views
- final score: 68%

Lonely
Lonely
by
friiskiwi
6981 views
- final score: 68%

Fragile
Fragile
by
WYSIWYG
4594 views
- final score: 67.5%

Purple Love
PurpleLove
by
dem90
8677 views
- final score: 66.5%

Flower
Flower
by
tothzoli001
2897 views
- final score: 66.1%

inside
inside
by
adibudojo
5683 views
- final score: 65.8%

Deep Purple
DeepPurple
by
bandit69
3568 views
- final score: 65.4%

What is it's name
Whatisitsname
by
Remsphoto
3273 views
- final score: 65.4%

Leaving
Leaving
by
kyricom
6479 views
- final score: 65.3%

delicate
delicate
by
matka
2703 views
- final score: 65.3%

PUPLE IN NATURE
PUPLEINNATURE
by
DYNOSSAURUS
2669 views
- final score: 65.2%

Johnny Jump-ups
JohnnyJumpups
by
photogirl723
3631 views
- final score: 65.1%

Tiny flowers
Tinyflowers
by
friiskiwi
2793 views
- final score: 65.1%

Small purple flower
Smallpurpleflower
by
Jo133
3694 views
- final score: 64.7%

radish
radish
by
roon
3490 views
- final score: 64.7%

Clover
Clover
by
UncleJimmy
2944 views
- final score: 64.7%

purple bells
purplebells
by
carmen
4443 views
- final score: 64.6%

Purple Spring
PurpleSpring
by
MakenzieW1
3487 views
- final score: 64.5%

Aubergine
Aubergine
by
Wayne Cheah
2105 views
- final score: 64.2%

Another Purple Flower :-)
AnotherPurpleFlower
by
Juniper
3835 views
- final score: 64%

Dragonfly
Dragonfly
by
patty
2676 views
- final score: 63.9%

In the beginning.
Inthebeginning
by
WYSIWYG
3193 views
- final score: 63.9%

Purple Haze
PurpleHaze
by
dem90
4778 views
- final score: 63.8%

nameless
nameless
by
avid155
2843 views
- final score: 63.8%

Lilac
Lilac
by
momvera
2844 views
- final score: 63.6%

in the wild
inthewild
by
carmen
2832 views
- final score: 62.7%

Some... whatever they are
Somewhatevertheyare
by
jerostone
4266 views
- final score: 62.6%

Sunset over the city
Sunsetoverthecity
by
Athanaric
4128 views
- final score: 62.5%

Purple Waterfall
PurpleWaterfall
by
teecee
3136 views
- final score: 62.5%

Iris
Iris
by
cabldawg71
2610 views
- final score: 62.4%

Lunch
Lunch
by
kyricom
2760 views
- final score: 62.2%

Purple and Perky
PurpleandPerky
by
teecee
3488 views
- final score: 62.2%

Flower at Eden Project
FloweratEdenProject
by
Jo133
3836 views
- final score: 62.2%

Buzy Bee
BuzyBee
by
Clinge
3904 views
- final score: 62.2%

Purple Cups
PurpleCups
by
DonLPPhoto
4926 views
- final score: 62.2%

Purple Flower
PurpleFlower
by
riady
2504 views
- final score: 62.1%

Purple Iris
PurpleIris
by
rbsgrl
3097 views
- final score: 62%

daisy
daisy
by
lincemiope
2859 views
- final score: 61.9%

Natural stone
Naturalstone
by
roon
4994 views
- final score: 61.4%

Purple Stars
PurpleStars
by
teecee
3114 views
- final score: 61.4%

Purple Flower
PurpleFlower
by
Ory
3637 views
- final score: 61%

Summer purple
Summerpurple
by
momvera
2893 views
- final score: 61%

nameless
nameless
by
avid155
2526 views
- final score: 61%

Getting the pollen
Gettingthepollen
by
rbsgrl
2580 views
- final score: 60.9%

Smoothie
Smoothie
by
Capolavoro
2068 views
- final score: 60.3%

Purple
Purple
by
Wayne Cheah
2592 views
- final score: 60.3%

Morning Glory
MorningGlory
by
Wayne Cheah
2413 views
- final score: 60%

Beauty at Night
BeautyatNight
by
alexx.files
2850 views
- final score: 60%

Iris
Iris
by
Rad-Vila
2432 views
- final score: 60%

inside [2]
inside2
by
adibudojo
5676 views
- final score: 59.7%

pansy
pansy
by
friiskiwi
2688 views
- final score: 59.7%

Bumble Bee Dining
BumbleBeeDining
by
photogirl723
3243 views
- final score: 59.5%

Wysteria
Wysteria
by
photogirl723
3536 views
- final score: 59.5%

Heading to Ebay
HeadingtoEbay
by
Drivenslush
2756 views
- final score: 59%

nameless
nameless
by
avid155
2357 views
- final score: 59%

White Violeta
WhiteVioleta
by
Capolavoro
2471 views
- final score: 58.7%

wisteria
wisteria
by
nm27
2211 views
- final score: 58.7%

Fish VI
FishVI
by
UncleJimmy
2117 views
- final score: 58.4%

Lavender
Lavender
by
rbsgrl
4314 views
- final score: 58.3%

Flower cluster
Flowercluster
by
LewisBroadbent
7402 views
- final score: 58.2%

Purple Rain
PurpleRain
by
Abibaby02
3351 views
- final score: 58%

delicate
delicate
by
poetress59
3280 views
- final score: 57.9%

Exotic
Exotic
by
Clinge
4517 views
- final score: 57.6%

Staring Contest
StaringContest
by
DonLPPhoto
5347 views
- final score: 57.3%

sky
sky
by
lincemiope
2297 views
- final score: 57.2%

Amethyst
Amethyst
by
SaHdeeQ
2472 views
- final score: 57.1%

Bumble bee landing
Bumblebeelanding
by
LewisBroadbent
4504 views
- final score: 56.9%

Flying bee
Flyingbee
by
LewisBroadbent
3595 views
- final score: 56.8%

Purple Orchid
PurpleOrchid
by
SilvaVex
6251 views
- final score: 56.8%

Pointy purple
Pointypurple
by
EarthChildphotography
2961 views
- final score: 56.6%

nameless
nameless
by
stephmarch
1895 views
- final score: 56%

purple sunset
purplesunset
by
peaches5783
3552 views
- final score: 55.8%

Purple spiral
Purplespiral
by
roon
3492 views
- final score: 55.7%

Ancient Stationary
AncientStationary
by
Drivenslush
3118 views
- final score: 55%

wild flower
wildflower
by
poetress59
2759 views
- final score: 54.9%

dawn
dawn
by
lincemiope
2206 views
- final score: 53.9%

Howdie Guest!
You need to be logged in to rate this entry and participate in the contests!

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE