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Mississippi (Three Quarter View)

Mississippi (Three Quarter View)

Handcrafted man from the mud that was collected from the banks of the Mississippi river. The clay is gray when it is collected. Then it is washed, sculpted, fired, and hand painted. The clay turns to a red color after it is fired. The man is wearing a checkered red shirt, blue denim pants, and a belt made of twine. He is standing on a wood base. Tag says: "Hand sculptured original made with Mississippi River Mud by Lorraine D Gendron, Hahnville, LA 70057." The figure is 9 inches (23 cm) tall.

For the story, visit Hurricane in Mississippi

Galleries: Elderly, Natural Materials, North America
Keywords: Mississippi, checkered shirt, clay, denim pants, hand sculptured, handmade handcrafted, male, man, river mud, rope belt, wood base
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 18
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23254