Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Trying Wordpress

Moseyed over to Wordpress this evening because of quality issues with Blogger.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Clothespin bag, sewer tile head

Two items that sold Sunday at the Material Culture auction in Philadelphia, both for the same price -- $175 before auctioneer's fee. The small head, by an unknown artist, was formerly owned by the pioneering collector Herbert Hemphill. The clothespin bag, displayed in Plexiglass, was described as African-American made.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Dust Bowl Dana Morgan

Dana Morgan slicked down his hair for this photo booth shot, but his glassy eyes reflect a hardscrabble life.