Friday, March 06, 2009

the one that rode the yellow horse...

gus rowden

inscribed on the back:
gus rowden
dixon, mo
he was the one that
rode the yellow horse and
dressed in yellow cambric
like a gold bug in the
free silver parade in dixon
for mckinley and bryan

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Blogger Neil said...

How can a simple caption be such a perfect poem? You don't even need the photograph, though of course it's nice to have it. Lovely.

6:32 AM  
Blogger sroden said...

hi neil, thanks so much for the comments!! i agree, at times the captions are better than the photos. i have also been acquiring cdv's where the printer's logos and graphic designs on the back are more interesting than the photos as well...

10:44 AM  
Blogger Joey said...

Wow, I may do a painting titled "Dressed in Yellow Cambric like a Gold Bug"!

Nice find!

8:49 AM  
Blogger ArtSparker said...

Golden lads and lasses must
Like chimney sweepers, come to dust.

But nice that they leave visual records.

8:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In the course of thinking through concepts of artistic production, the focus of the discussion has gradually shifted and opened up. Starting from the scene of departure, (the moment of inception, vocation and inspiration in which we encounter the question "What is to be done?") we now, more and more, approach the scene of arrival

12:05 PM  

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