COMPLYING WITH THE NEED FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY


TRANSPARENT WOMAN
A Talking Transparent Woman is demonstrated daily at the Museum of Science, Boston. Presented by the Mass. Heart Association, it gives a dramatic lesson in body structure and function, showing circulatory and nervous systems and internal organs. The life-size figure was fabricated at the Deutches Gesundheits Museum, Cologne, Germany.

COMPLYING WITH THE NEED FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY

TRANSPARENT WOMAN

A Talking Transparent Woman is demonstrated daily at the Museum of Science, Boston. Presented by the Mass. Heart Association, it gives a dramatic lesson in body structure and function, showing circulatory and nervous systems and internal organs. The life-size figure was fabricated at the Deutches Gesundheits Museum, Cologne, Germany.

FRONTIER TYPE JUSTICE

The CHAMBER OF HORRORS at the Southwestern Historical Wax Museum in State Fair Park of Dallas, Texas, recreates an event that took place in Ada, Oklahoma, April 19, 1909, when a lynch mob took four suspected murderers from jail to a barn where they administered frontier type justice.

Wish You Were Here!

FRONTIER TYPE JUSTICE

The CHAMBER OF HORRORS at the Southwestern Historical Wax Museum in State Fair Park of Dallas, Texas, recreates an event that took place in Ada, Oklahoma, April 19, 1909, when a lynch mob took four suspected murderers from jail to a barn where they administered frontier type justice.

Wish You Were Here!

(Source: bad-postcards)

GARGANTUA THE GREAT

Life size bust of the great gorilla made from a death mask by Dr. H. Chester Hoyt, Curator, CIRCUS HALL OF FAME, Sarasota, Florida.

GARGANTUA THE GREAT

Life size bust of the great gorilla made from a death mask by Dr. H. Chester Hoyt, Curator, CIRCUS HALL OF FAME, Sarasota, Florida.

(Source: bad-postcards)

MAN OF CHAINS

AT RIPLEY’S “BELIEVE IT OR NOT” MUSEUM, FISHERMAN’S WHARF
MAN OF CHAINS
The intriguing MAN OF CHAINS was also known as the “Jingling Fakir.” Here he is reproduced from Ripley’s World Famous Pocket Books, complete with his groaning load of 670 pounds as he slowly crawled through the streets of Lahore in India with his self-imposed burden.
ONLY ONE OF MORE THAN 500 EXHIBITS

MAN OF CHAINS

AT RIPLEY’S “BELIEVE IT OR NOT” MUSEUM, FISHERMAN’S WHARF

MAN OF CHAINS

The intriguing MAN OF CHAINS was also known as the “Jingling Fakir.” Here he is reproduced from Ripley’s World Famous Pocket Books, complete with his groaning load of 670 pounds as he slowly crawled through the streets of Lahore in India with his self-imposed burden.

ONLY ONE OF MORE THAN 500 EXHIBITS

(Source: bad-postcards)

DEAD BIRD MUSEUM

Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Kauffman in the lobby of the Kauffman Museum, North Newton, Kansas. The entire museum is a reflection of the Kauffmans, creators and directors of the museum.The Kauffmans’ original collection is now part of a greatly enlarged Kauffman Museum that is affiliated with Bethel College in North Newton.

DEAD BIRD MUSEUM

Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Kauffman in the lobby of the Kauffman Museum, North Newton, Kansas. The entire museum is a reflection of the Kauffmans, creators and directors of the museum.

The Kauffmans’ original collection is now part of a greatly enlarged Kauffman Museum that is affiliated with Bethel College in North Newton.

LAUGHING STOCK

OLD GAOL MUSEUMYork, Maine
Minor offenders were punished in the pillory from early colonial times. Confined in it for several hours, they bore not only physical discomfort, but disgrace as a public laughing-stock.

LAUGHING STOCK

OLD GAOL MUSEUM
York, Maine

Minor offenders were punished in the pillory from early colonial times. Confined in it for several hours, they bore not only physical discomfort, but disgrace as a public laughing-stock.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN GEMSTONE PORTRAIT

Created by Joseph A. Phetteplace and Betty in 1962. Approximately 2700 hours went into hand cutting and shaping pieces of Gemstone on diamond saws and grinding wheels. All stones are in their natural color and hand polished. Gemstones used; Jades, Agate, Petrified Woods, Jasper, Sard and Datolite. Picture 2 by 3 feet. On exhibit at PHETTEPLACE MUSEUM of ARTS - CRAFTS - MINERALS - GEMSTONES, WAUZEKA, WISCONSIN.
 Betty who?

ABRAHAM LINCOLN GEMSTONE PORTRAIT

Created by Joseph A. Phetteplace and Betty in 1962. Approximately 2700 hours went into hand cutting and shaping pieces of Gemstone on diamond saws and grinding wheels. All stones are in their natural color and hand polished. Gemstones used; Jades, Agate, Petrified Woods, Jasper, Sard and Datolite. Picture 2 by 3 feet. On exhibit at PHETTEPLACE MUSEUM of ARTS - CRAFTS - MINERALS - GEMSTONES, WAUZEKA, WISCONSIN.

Betty who?

BUTTONS, BUTTONS, WHO’S GOT THE BUTTONS?
The whole U.S.A., that’s who

Map of the U.S.A. in buttons, one of the thousands of varied exhibits in the glamorous and spectacular city-owned attraction in St. Augustine, Fla., the LIGHTNER MUSEUM OF HOBBIES.

Welcome to the glamorous, spectacular world of hobbies.

BUTTONS, BUTTONS, WHO’S GOT THE BUTTONS?

The whole U.S.A., that’s who

Map of the U.S.A. in buttons, one of the thousands of varied exhibits in the glamorous and spectacular city-owned attraction in St. Augustine, Fla., the LIGHTNER MUSEUM OF HOBBIES.

Welcome to the glamorous, spectacular world of hobbies.

WORLD OF SPECTACULAR RAINBOW COLORS
Which is the Aragonite? Which is the Scheelite?
File under Confusing Exhibits.



BADLANDS PETRIFIED GARDENSKodoka, South DakotaGATEWAY TO THE BADLANDS
A whole new world of spectacular rainbow colors is revealed in the fluorescent minerals of ordinary appearing rocks when bathed with the invisible rays of ultraviolet in this fascinating exhibit.

WORLD OF SPECTACULAR RAINBOW COLORS

Which is the Aragonite? Which is the Scheelite?

File under Confusing Exhibits.

BADLANDS PETRIFIED GARDENS
Kodoka, South Dakota
GATEWAY TO THE BADLANDS

A whole new world of spectacular rainbow colors is revealed in the fluorescent minerals of ordinary appearing rocks when bathed with the invisible rays of ultraviolet in this fascinating exhibit.

BALUCHITHERE RESTORATION


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA STATE MUSEUMLINCOLN, NEBRASKA
This baluchithere restoration, which represents the earth’s largest land mammal, lived in Asia 20 million years ago. The 18-foot rhinoceros towers above the elephants in the world famous Elephant Hall. 

BALUCHITHERE RESTORATION

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA STATE MUSEUM
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA

This baluchithere restoration, which represents the earth’s largest land mammal, lived in Asia 20 million years ago. The 18-foot rhinoceros towers above the elephants in the world famous Elephant Hall. 




"I can’t say when I’ll come home. I like it so well. I travel all over the city alone."Large letter greetings postcard with glitter embellishment
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LAST WEEKEND!
GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Exhibit at The City Reliquary in Brooklyn, New York through Sunday, April 28, 2013
Curated by your BAD POSTCARDS blogger who also collects New York City postcards.
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Before March 1907, any handwritten messages on a postcard were restricted to the image side. By law, the back of the card was reserved for the recipient’s name and address only.
The postcards selected for this exhibit were postally used and bear messages that refer to the image or express a sentiment about New York City—sometimes humorous, sometimes evocative.
At one glance you see image with message. You see New York City and its wondrous new marvels (skyscrapers, bridges, subways) through the eyes of its residents and visitors over 100 years ago.

"I can’t say when I’ll come home. I like it so well. I travel all over the city alone."
Large letter greetings postcard with glitter embellishment

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LAST WEEKEND!

GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK

Exhibit at The City Reliquary in Brooklyn, New York through Sunday, April 28, 2013

Curated by your BAD POSTCARDS blogger who also collects New York City postcards.

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Before March 1907, any handwritten messages on a postcard were restricted to the image side. By law, the back of the card was reserved for the recipient’s name and address only.

The postcards selected for this exhibit were postally used and bear messages that refer to the image or express a sentiment about New York City—sometimes humorous, sometimes evocative.

At one glance you see image with message. You see New York City and its wondrous new marvels (skyscrapers, bridges, subways) through the eyes of its residents and visitors over 100 years ago.




“How would you like a position like this?”
A high Position
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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  
TONIGHT, Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM(Slide Show at 8:00)
$5 donationBrooklyn Brewery beers available for donation
at The City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Ave.Brooklyn, New York  11211(718) 782-4842 
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Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.
The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 
Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.

“How would you like a position like this?”

A high Position

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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK

Curatorial Talk and Slide Show

TONIGHT, Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM
(Slide Show at 8:00)

$5 donation
Brooklyn Brewery beers available for donation

at The City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11211
(718) 782-4842 

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Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.

The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City.

Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.




"This is what we call ‘a load of hay.’ The out of town people like to travel around town on one of these machines."
Seeing the Sights.
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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  
Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM(Slide Show at 8:00)
$5 donationBrooklyn Brewery beers available for donation
at The City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Ave.Brooklyn, New York  11211(718) 782-4842 
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Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.
The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 
Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.

"This is what we call ‘a load of hay.’ The out of town people like to travel around town on one of these machines."

Seeing the Sights.

____________

GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK

Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  

Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM
(Slide Show at 8:00)

$5 donation
Brooklyn Brewery beers available for donation

at The City Reliquary 
370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, New York  11211
(718) 782-4842 

____________

Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.

The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 

Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.



"Even the breezes of the flatiron building fail to make one comfortable these hot days."
New York. Flatiron Building. Broadway & 23rd Street.
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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  
Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM(Slide Show at 8:00)
$5 donationBrooklyn Brewery beers available for donation
at The City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Ave.Brooklyn, New York  11211(718) 782-4842 
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Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.
The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 
Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.

"Even the breezes of the flatiron building fail to make one comfortable these hot days."

New York. Flatiron Building. Broadway & 23rd Street.

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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK

Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  

Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM
(Slide Show at 8:00)

$5 donation
Brooklyn Brewery beers available for donation

at The City Reliquary 
370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, New York  11211
(718) 782-4842 

____________

Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.

The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 

Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.




"Dear Martha. This is one of those skyscraper Buildings 13 stories high. This building means look out for your life. Amen. Millie."
New York Life Building
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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  
Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM(Slide Show at 8:00)
$5 donationBrooklyn Brewery beers available for donation
at The City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Ave.Brooklyn, New York  11211(718) 782-4842 
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Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.
The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 
Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.

"Dear Martha. This is one of those skyscraper Buildings 13 stories high. This building means look out for your life. Amen. Millie."

New York Life Building

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GREETINGS FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK

Curatorial Talk and Slide Show  

Saturday, April 13, 7:30 to 10:00 PM
(Slide Show at 8:00)

$5 donation
Brooklyn Brewery beers available for donation

at The City Reliquary 
370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, New York  11211
(718) 782-4842 

____________

Join curator Lon Black for a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York,” the current exhibit at The City Reliquary.

The exhibit features New York City postcards from an era when, by law, you were only allowed to write messages on the image side of a postcard. It focuses on New York City view postcards that were mailed and bear messages about the City. 

Hear what New York City residents and visitors had to say about our city over 100 years ago and see an urban landscape that is very different from today’s.