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

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Released:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of D-Mark.

This is not collectible.

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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

Rockwell_1953_On-my-honor

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 (16762.3mi) View Map

Discovered It 7/12/2017 magicAndy678 discovered it   Visit Log

Auf dem Katzentreffen in der Stänich gesehen.

Danke sagt magicxAndy678

Retrieve It from a Cache 7/8/2017 D-Mark retrieved it from TB-Clubhotel Westerstede Niedersachsen, Germany   Visit Log

on the way...

Dropped Off 7/4/2017 faboebo placed it in TB-Clubhotel Westerstede Niedersachsen, Germany - 13.75 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/3/2017 faboebo took it to Footprints on the floor.................. Niedersachsen, Germany - 148.62 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Rudolfklippe Niedersachsen, Germany - .44 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Geschmack ist nicht Alles! Niedersachsen, Germany - .19 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Wildkatze Niedersachsen, Germany - .82 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Na! Auf den Geschmack gekommen ... Niedersachsen, Germany - .59 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Geschmackvoll erfrischend! Niedersachsen, Germany - 1.36 miles  Visit Log
Visited 7/2/2017 faboebo took it to Der ruhige Brockenblick Niedersachsen, Germany - .42 miles  Visit Log
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