Fab Friday

Things I find in the garbage

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Yesterday provided some fantastic finds both old and new. I went to NDG and Westmount to start the day, checking out places where I had found some cool things the trash day prior. The house where I found the radio on Tuesday produced once again.

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I love folk art and think this piece is particularly great. The artist’s (almost certainly a young boy) name is carved on the back along with “Camp Hiawatha” and the year 1950. Camp Hiawatha has been defunct for quite some time now and if my research is correct the (very beautiful) 388 acre tract of land it sat on is currently for sale for a mere 1.25 million dollars.

As for the art itself, the Montreal Royals were a minor league baseball team for many years between 1897 and 1960 – long before the Expos came to town. It’s most famous for being the…

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