Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Rockwell-On My Honor TB02

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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Texas, United States
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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item


This is one of a series of travel bugs made to recognize paintings or illustrations seen, and admired by the bug owner. A digital copy of this work was downloaded from the internet. It was reduced in size and proportions cropped to accommodate the laminating materials available to the owner. Regrettably these processes diminish the effort of the artist. The text below is a mixture of my own observations and material gleaned from the internet.              

My grandparents had a subscription to the Saturday Evening Post until it ceased publication in 1969. When I visited them I would gather up the back issues to read the jokes. After a while I began to notice the covers. Norman Rockwell may well have been the first artist whose work I could recognize on sight. Many critics in his lifetime sniffed at the idea that an illustrator could be considered an artist. But time has been kind to him. If art is done to elicit an emotional response, then Rockwell was an artist. Never mind that the emotion was often humor or American ideals and never mind that it didn’t it require a scholar to tell you how you were supposed to interpret it.

Rockwell had an abiding interest in Boy Scouts.  He did a number of covers for Boys Life, some I saw when I still had a subscription to the magazine.  For many years he also produced the calender illustrations for the Scouts.  This one, entitled On My Honor, appeared on the 1953 calendar. 

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Tracking History (15608.6mi) View Map

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 6/26/2017 faboebo grabbed it   Visit Log

found at Grunotuincache in Groningen

Retrieve It from a Cache 4/29/2017 HaJaMaToJo retrieved it from Ben Pon 3 Samba Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

Gevonden op de Ermelosche heide! Meegenomen naar Brabant! Laten hem snel weer verder reizen! Tot die tijd in goede handen bij Signal!

  • Signal & Art
Dropped Off 4/27/2017 Mazzel_and_Co placed it in Ben Pon 3 Samba Gelderland, Netherlands - 3,690.3 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 4/20/2017 Mazzel_and_Co retrieved it from Ithaca's TB Hotel New York   Visit Log

On the move again!

Discovered It 4/1/2017 Mr.Hootles2471 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at Ithaca's TB Hotel!

Discovered It 4/1/2017 slidegirl discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at the Ithaca tb hotel

Discovered It 4/1/2017 agentbigd discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at Ithaca's TB Hotel (GC62VAB).

Discovered It 1/25/2017 PrairieRose78 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered this well done trackable all safely tucked in at Ithaca's TB Hotel. Thanks for sharing it!

Dropped Off 1/21/2017 ttomw placed it in Ithaca's TB Hotel New York - 66.46 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 11/26/2016 ttomw retrieved it from Thin Blue Tree Line New York   Visit Log

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