Tag Archives: 1982

Gaiety Sandwich Shop — an Update

People constantly scour the Internet seeking the newest of the new. What I love about the Internet is that it is also a nearly infinite backlog of information. There is something for everyone, and something that may have been posted … Continue reading

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Gift wrap a bottle of Cutty

Another photo of the Southeast corner of Broad and Spruce Streets shot from the building on the Northwest corner of that same intersection. The last one I posted here was in color and shot about a year after this one.

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Storm Pipe

Here’s a photo I took as part of an art school course during the Fall of 1982. It’s a storm pipe somewhere in the vicinity of the pond in Westville, New Jersey if I remember correctly. It was in-between a … Continue reading

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Probably listening to an 8-Track Tape

This was probably a self-portrait assignment that was part of the photo elective class illustrators had to take at the Philadelphia College of Art. I was probably listening to one of a small collection of remainder bin 8-track tapes while … Continue reading

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Around Westville’s Pond

This is far from being a spectacular photo, but people who live, lived in or walked around Westville, New Jersey probably know exactly where I took this shot.

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The Fall of 1982

I think this is somewhere near Gateway Regional High School late in 1982. I shot this for a photo elective course I was required to take as an illustration major at the Philadelphia College of Art. I think the skeletal … Continue reading

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Up on the Circle

The following frames are among my favorite shots from this Photo Elective series. They are photos of a defunct greasy spoon known as the Murphy House that sat before a swampy marsh up in the area where Westville ended.

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Traffic Stop at Broadway and Olive

Broadway and Olive circa 1982. Scanned from a negative.

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In My Room

Here’s another Photo Elective shot that seems more like an act of desperation than an intentional attempt at art.

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Lee-Locke Tombstone

Here’s another Photo Elective shot I took in South Jersey back in 1982. My camera was focused and my mind fixed upon the subject of death and decay because I was a horror film fanatic at the time, and I … Continue reading

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All that remains

As I was processing the scan of this film negative I sort of remembered what I was trying to do with these art school photos back in 1982. I had an idea where I was playing off graveyards for people … Continue reading

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Chinatown Express

This is one of my photo elective photos, but it was not shot in the Southern New Jersey town where I lived with my parents. This time I went wandering around the City of Brotherly Love just across the Delaware … Continue reading

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The Owner of the Club Mardi Gras Chimes in

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Broadway & Olive Circa 1982

Here’s another shot of the shop formerly known as Smiles. I have posted about this shop before, but this is a different view. This is the corner of Broadway and Olive Street circa 1982.

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