Turns out... - pt. 2

   Apparently three makes the nomenclature 'series' legit. Hence the desire to give a common theme to all the book covers. In case you're wondering where I was going with the design, I thought I'd give a heads up to those readers who have not had the great good forture to visit the Mining City. Turns out ( there's that phrase again? that Butte has one of the largest collections of ghost signs in the country. Ghost sign? You know, those old timey painted advertisements that preceded billboards, and TV commercials, let alone the Internet. Decades later these signs have taken on a mythical status as graphic art.  Check this article for background on Butte's signage.. Anyway - the ghost signs are the inspiration for the new cover design...

Marian at the Butte Archives



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