Hand painted artwork from the canal boats - I think i'll do something similar on my cabinets......

Roses and other flowers are a common theme on old canal boats. Using distinctive colours, this painting has become iconic.

Canal boat art

Boat Decorations, Roses and Castles, Collings, Buckby Can, water can

Hand painted artwork from the canals in England

An explanation for the popularity of Roses and Castles painting amongst the canal families was the intensity of colour which brightened even small boat cabins.

Traditional Roses and Castles on a Buckby Can.  Slightly different with the comma strokes on the top side of the rose.

Traditional Roses and Castles on a Buckby Can . comma strokes on the top side of the rose

kingfisher in a coffeepot (?) #canalware (It could also be a watering can or a jug... I don't now how big it is.)

kingfisher in a coffeepot (?) (It could also be a watering can or a jug.

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