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Posted 19 August, 2017 -- Items, not in chronological order (Page under construction)
|An early Penny Cent "CROMORF" by Penny Cent, given to his friend Victor Authorius (circa 1933). (Painting owned by Dorothy Fortenberry)|
|TURKEY CROMORFS, One, Two, and Three. Personalized, hand-made, Thanksgiving Greeting Cards for the Authorius family -- Victor, Ruth, and Jeron. (Owned by Dorothy Fortenberry)|
|DEDICATING A PENCIL SKETCH|
"For Victor Authorius" -- "When, some time ago, I made you a present of this simple and entirely worthless small pencil sketch the feeling "never left me that I should write a few humble words of apology on the back of it, because the picture itself is of so little value and artistry...
"... Finally I gave it to you, for you loved it... That is my reward, a content sentiment beyond further quest."
|The great detective mystery" PC 10-30-33|
"It was the most beautiful morning in early June. Peace beauty and unspeakably serene light reigned everywhere, the whole world was one happy bright smile. At 1/2 past 10 AM there was nothing to disturb this meteorologic and international friendliness. At 1/4 to 11 nothing in particular indicated that history was preparing a fantastic blow. Even 5 minutes to 11 people continued to hustle joyfully along stopping here and there for laughter..."
(The beginning of a Penny Cent novel about the coming Socialistic Utopia? We can only speculate.)
The drawing beneath the text "Mr. Cornelius Abrahams Flombutton's Palace converted into a Worker's Club after the Revolution"
|No obvious explanation for these sketches,
but apparently done in conjunction with the above "Great Detective
Mystery" sketch. Perhaps the preliminary design for "public housing"
for the fictitious future utopia. |
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