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Old Meets New

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by Half Dollar Bill, Dec 23, 2014.

  1. Half Dollar Bill

    Half Dollar Bill Traveller, teacher, poet, accountant

    Oct 19, 2013
    Northern Virginia
    We saw this painting by E. Martin Hennings at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis and it really spoke to us.


    First, the gas dispensers look a little like a side-view of a supercharger.

    It's interesting that the horses have the widest color diversity compared to the automobiles. Not that you breed horses for colors but it clear that the early-adopters of the automobile weren't doing so because of the color choices.

    You can't help get the feeling that you're looking at the confluence of two ways of life at a specific point in time. Then you take a step back and realize that the same story is playing out right now at all the superchargers scattered around the world.

    The Eiteljorg is a great museum by the way with a large collection devoted to Native American culture. Highly recommended.
  2. ggies07

    ggies07 Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2012
    Ft. Worth, TX
    Nice. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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