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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Wordless Wednesday: Say Cheese

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A few words with this one - Hippocerous (1926-27) by Edgar Alexander McKillop has a phonograph built into his rear end. He is being shown in the Folk Musical Instrument gallery at the Abby Aldridge Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg (VA, U.S.).

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18 comments:

Daryl said...

Fabulous .. as is the new header shot!

Indrani said...

Cool shot!

Cezar and Léia said...

An elderly guy but he keeps smiling, maybe it's the secret of his good energy!
Great post and funny title!
Léia

Marice said...

such an intersting sculpture :)

u may view mine if u have time

jams o donnell said...

Wow I have never seen anything like that before!

Ayie said...

hahahaha...i really laughed like that!

cheese!

Tiaras said...

that is too funny looking

Red Lotus Mama said...

HAHAHA! That is great!

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Life Ramblings said...

interesting post and a wonderful sculpture.

Sukhmandir Kaur said...

Reminds me a little of a Tasmanian Devil with that grin,

Joanne said...

He looks like the cartoon character in Nickeledeon. I just forgot the name of the cartoon show :)

Happy WW!

Stine in Ontario said...

Isn't that something? Thanks for giving us a few words as I would never, NEVER have guessed.

Lawstude said...

i wouldn't want to see that when i woke up lol. very cool shot indeed.

Robin said...

How funny! I've heard of having a bug up your b@tt but never a phonograph...

Gel said...

One never knows what one will learn via a blog! So, when I say "road trip" to my hubs and he asks "why?"...and I merely say "musical reasons" and smile... Great WW!

Amanda said...

That mouth looks pretty realistic...... but music from his tush that is interesting!

Calico Crazy said...

interesting critter, and definitely a cuter place to keep your record player than some I've seen.

Calico Contemplations

Joy said...

That's quite a sight!

Stopping by on my first Wordless Wednesday :o)

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