Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

It was Strawbridge & Clothier

This was one of Philadelphia’s premier department stores. It has sadly gone out of business along with the rest of the retail chain. Tina and I and everybody I know who lives in Philadelphia shopped here. They had everything — … Continue reading

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17th and Walnut

Here’s another Photo Elective shot taken of a reflection in a florist’s window in the vicinity of 17th and Walnut in downtown Philadelphia, PA. I took this photograph as a sophomore at The Philadelphia College of Art. The Photo Elective … Continue reading

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Artists’ Corner

This was a little cartoon I did when I worked at Taws which was an art supply store located in Center City Philadelphia. This was for a short-lived newsletter published by the store called 100% Rag. I thought I had … Continue reading

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Chambers of Commerce – Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Long before fine dining in Philadelphia took place in makeshift shacks made of forklift palette wood and plastic tarpaulins haphazardly situated on the pavements and streets outside of the actual brick-and-mortar restaurants, people read newspapers. They were actual newsprint newspaper … Continue reading

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Chambers of Commerce – Get a Tattoo!

Back when tattoos were still novel and newspapers had readers and thus advertising revenue and thus budgets to hire freelance artists, I did this cartoon for The Philadelphia Daily News. My illustrations accompanied an article entitled Chambers of Commerce which … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

…but BEAUTYLAND is in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania!

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Along Passyunk Avenue

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DUCKWORK April 1981

Embedded below is a PDF of the April 1981 edition of DUCKWORK which was CREATED FOR THE PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF ART COMMUNITY. It was a newspaper put together by PCA students for PCA students, and I found a pile of … Continue reading

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Getting Out of Dodge for a Day

My son and I wanted to take in the latest Spider-Man movie, but we decided a change in venue was in order. We decided to take a short commuter train trip to the township of Narberth in Montgomery County to … Continue reading

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Preview of 2022

We saw this group of Mummers practicing for New Years Day along 2 Street this past weekend. I’m not sure what band this was, but they sounded great!

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Jefferson Square again…

South Philadelphia

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Still Waiting

This is another digital picture that I shot more than a decade ago, and another situation where I was waiting for a train. I used to rely on SEPTA’s regional railway to get to work. This was before the price … Continue reading

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Waiting

I shot this while waiting for the subway a little over 11 years ago and promptly forgot about it. I guess that is what happens when you shoot thousands of pictures. Most of them are forgotten including the analog shots. … Continue reading

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Washington Steaks

This is another digital photo of another building that ain’t there no more. This is another victim of the relentless March of Progress. I couldn’t tell you if the steaks were any good, but there is no denying that sign.

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