Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Palimpsest Asemic Correspondence by Cecil Touchon

MA0025CT10 - Palimpsest Asemic Correspondence - Cecil Touchon - Oct 12, 2010

11x8.5 inches, ink drawing on antique paper, two gold colored embossed metal seals commemorating 50 year anniversary of electricity: one with an image of Edison with the writing: "Light's Golden Jubilee - Thomas A. Edison". The other with two light bulb images with the writing: "Dedicated to Better Vision"

ink and collage over vintage correspondence
Originally a business correspondence from Texas Electric in the 1920's, the paper has interesting geometric discoloration from exposure to light from other papers on top.

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