Out of the Past: A Dover Pictorgraphic Gent

Last week, I met a fellow who appeared to have stepped directly out of the pages of the Dover Pictorial Archive of Men. This living lithograph–code name DJ–was in town to deliver a lecture on the scanning efforts of an enviable archive in a foreign land. Friend RG took a series of photographs of DJ’s tour of our own archive. Both in photographs and in person, DG struck wonderfully stylized line drawing type poses (perfect for tracing or for use in clip art illustrations). In costume, DG sported a Euro spin on Henry Fonda playing young Mr. Lincoln (the spin being his cravat).

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