ODDBALLS: THE MIDDLE OF MAY – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge:

May 13, 2018


I’ve taken a fair number of odd pictures this months. I’m not sure what one might consider “oddball.”

As Alice might have said: “Curiouser and Curiouser!”


Matryoshka – Russian Wooden Nesting Dolls

I bought this set of dolls at a local craft show for what I thought was a song. Since then, having seen many others of these, I was right. These Russian nesting dolls are beautifully painted … and if I were to unpack them, there are eight of them inside her.

Atop the shelves in the living room.

In close communion with a particularly beautiful Navajo bowl.

Other Stuff

If Van Gogh lived here, he might have painted my sunflowers thusly.

Highly zoomorphic



Categories: Art and special effects, cee's photo challenge, Gallery, Photography

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15 replies

  1. Your sunflowers are very artistic, I love them.
    Leslie

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  2. I love the Russian dolls. I have a set of Russian presidents inside each other beginning with Lenin that a colleague brought me from Russia

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  3. Kind of the precursor to Ken.. ha.

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  4. Is the Abe Lincoln doll an antique. Unusual..

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    • Those dolls are collector’s items. I don’t think they are officially antiques, but they are close enough. Maybe 50 years old? I used to have almost the entire set of them, but they sold very well when I was selling things. I just kept Abe and George as well as the Roosevelts and Churchills.

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