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Old 09-03-2009, 07:21 PM   #47
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Default Re: Orillia Packet - Lightfoot Lightfoot -- or bust

Originally Posted by charlene View Post
At times I too find it a bit disconcerting to look at..not sure why. Perhaps it's the hair..perhaps it's just an emotional jolt at looking at an image of an aged Lightfoot that is not a photograph..
Like a "life mask" (or "death mask", like the one done to Beethoven). What jars me is that the face seems alive to me - but I guess that's the point of a bust. Almost expect it to start talking......
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