Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Ellis Island Chairs


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Is there a better spot for picking up cool postcards than a museum shop? I went to preview the Monets at the High on Saturday and picked up this ode to bentwood in their gift shop. This is Ellis Island in 1926, photographer unknown. Every time I see Thonet chairs I think of my friend Sally, who loves them. This photo also makes me think about all the different people who sat in them, where they came from, and where they ended up.