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rubber stamp of approval

To place Franklin Roosevelt’s passion for collecting stamps and to a lesser degree him maritime collection in a meaningful context is not really possible without the backdrop of the depression. He worked on his stamp collection almost to his death. … Continue reading

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muse without meals : manna and madness

The timeless stereotype of the mad artist dies hard. But, sometimes there are a few kernels of truth within the myth, or enough examples to sustain it. ┬áIt seems axiomatic to state that artists have always, with certain exceptions, been … Continue reading

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