an unusual or interesting object or fact.

The Steiglitz Courthouse Museum contains

an array of curiosities from other eras.


This wooden water pipe piqued my curiosity.


It was operational until it was replaced

by steel around 1960

I have never heard of, or seen,

wooden water pipe,

until this one.


Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:…Curiosities






tending or too ready to take legal action
to settle disputes.

Steiglitz Courthouse opened in 1856 during the Gold Rush.


All local litigious matters would have been dealt with

in this building until it closed in 1966.





man-made items

manufactured, created, or constructed

by human beings specifically:

synthetic man-made fibres

An Australian-made EK Holden

 Station Wagon (1961-1962)


A Horse collar


Wooden water pipe


A selection of man-made items from

the Steiglitz Court House Museum.

I believe most items originated from

the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s.






an impressive display or range
of a particular type of thing

The nearby Old Courthouse at Steiglitz…

…has an array of tools and knick-knacks

from the gold rush era on display.