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The Making of a Cabinetmaker – Part I

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
I took kindly to woodworking. In fact, I was brought up in the woods until I was seven years of age. During these first seven years of my life I saw my father only…

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Chuck Wagon Camp, New Mexico

A chuck wagon in camp in southeast New Mexico around A.D. 1900.  Photograph from the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.  It’s a great image of a working camp.  Plains-Dwellers and Desert Rats take their shade seriously.  

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From the New York Public Library Collections.  Access like this is what makes the internet truly great. Click the image to browse the collections.

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Romans Loved the Celts

“Nearly all the Gauls (Celts) are of a lofty stature, fair and ruddy complexion: terrible from the sternness of their eyes, very quarrelsome, and of great pride and insolence.  A whole troupe of foreigners would not be able to withstand … Continue reading

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Heritage and Preservation

Originally posted on The Heritage Journal:
A guest post by Philip I. Powell. First published at http://www.facebook.com/megalithicmonuments.ireland, reproduced with permission. TOORMORE WEDGE TOMB RMP No. CO148-001 A colleague, on a recent visit to a wedge tomb in west Cork, was shocked to find…

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