Showing posts with label MUSEUMS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label MUSEUMS. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Great Locomotive Chase & The Marietta Museum Of History



 “PARROTT, JACOB:: Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 33d Ohio Infantry. Place and date: Georgia, April 1862. Entered service at: Hardin County, Ohio. Birth: 17 July 1843, Fairfield County, Ohio. Date of issue: 25 March 1863. Citation: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell) penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and tracks between Chattanooga and Atlanta.” ( The first Congressional Medal of Honor )






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DSC_0004DSC_0006 Marietta Museum of History and The Great Locomotive Chase of the Civil War.

I really do appreciate Linda “putting up with” my “museum stops” (Marietta Georgia)


“The landlady and owner of the Kennesaw House was Cole’s mother-in-law. Very interesting, the Kennesaw House is the only building on the square not burned by Sherman. Since I live in Lancaster, Ohio Fairfield County the home of General Sherman, I find this very interesting. Also, by stopping in Marietta Georgia I discovered the the very first Congressional Medal of Honor was given to Jacob Parrott from Fairfield County Ohio. (It is a small world)




DSC_0052DSC_0066 The docent Linda and I spoke to at  The Marietta Museum of History was very knowledgeable and has lived in Georgia for over thirty years. He is originally from Zanesville,Ohio. (just down the road from Lancaster, Ohio)

General Sherman and I say,”Thanks for stopping by. We hope you enjoyed the post. Linda and I were on our way to Florida for a week and we stopped in Marietta, Georgia as a “mid way point.” Marietta, Georgia  was a wonderful stop with many interesting things to see and do even with a limited amount of time. I found the town square in Marietta,Georgia and the town square in Lancaster,Ohio to be very similar in nature with fountains,statues,and gazebos. The two cities seem to share a lot of history also.


Saturday, February 14, 2015

A Summer Landscape With Harvesters.. A detailed look

MQTlogoa A My Quality Time museum post from The Toledo Museum Of Art.


The Toledo Museum of Art is an internationally known art museum located in the Old West End neighborhood of Toledo, Ohio, United States. It houses a collection of more than 30,000 objects. READ MORE

A Summer Landscape With Harvesters

the big picture.


Now a detailed look:::






“A Summer Landscape with Harvesters is the largest and most spectacular of De Momper s harvest scenes and was likely part of a series.”


“Roger Berkowitz, museum director, said he fully expects the painting to become a favorite among visitors. “It is a spectacular, dramatic scene with over 70 figures engaged in a variety of intriguing activities of work and rest.”
Read More… A favorite of mine for sure….


Paintings by Joos de Momper (II)




220px-Dyck_Anthonis_van_-_Etching_of_Joost_de_Momper_the_Younger,_fifth_state_-_circa_1632_to_1641 Hope you enjoyed this My Quality Time museum post and the painting. NOW::::  One of the smaller photos above is not in the painting.. Which photo is it?????

On a personal note:: I was in Toledo visiting an old friend Tom K. He has been battling colorectal cancer for about three years and is having a “rough” time of it. Pleas keep Tom K. in your prayers. Also, when I got back to Lancaster my good friend Jim G. was rushed to the emergency room.  Please keep Jim G. in your prayers. As I have often said.”All we have is today let’s make the best of it.”… Jim G. came through emergency stomach surgery and is doing as well as can be expected at this time… Prayers Work…and so do surgeons…

MQTlogoa A My Quality Time museum post from The Toledo Museum Of Art.

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Columbus Museum of Art Walkabout for My Quality Time

DSC_0209a Just to let you know, not all exhibits are open. Construction/renovation at The Columbus Museum of Art will soon give us:::

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Map picture


Using the side entrance today.


Art and Money::: “Money. It is a simple fact of everyday life, as well as, a fundamental principal of our social, political, and economic order. It is a medium of exchange, an index and store of value, and a universal equivalent into which most anything can dissolve. It connects, defines, and divides nations. It is pocket change and dead presidents. It is the key to happiness and the root of all evil. It has no intrinsic value apart from what we’ve given it. Money is an idea, a social contract, and one that depends on frequently-tested collective emotional states like trust, faith, and confidence.” Read More


I didn’t see any Bitcoin LOL..




For more information on the above paintings you will just have to visit the museum.



George Bellows was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. Bellows attended The Ohio State University from 1901 until 1904. Read More



John Sloan was born in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 1871,


DSC_0022Georges Schreiber was a well-known American Scene painter at the height of his career in the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Brussels, Belgium in 1904, Schreiber's earliest art instruction was the German Real Gymnasium in Brussels (1913-1918).”




Joseph Hirsch (born 1910 - died 1981) was an American painter, who was born in Philadelphia.


Joe Todd (Still Alive) Famous Blogger.. See previous posts::

 Columbus Museum Of Art for “Museum Monday”

Czech Puppets at the Columbus Museum Of Art








You will just have to visit the Columbus Museum of Art Yourself. “The Columbus Museum of Art’s mission is to create great experiences with great art for everyone. Whether we are presenting an exhibition, designing an art-making activity, serving a lunch, or giving directions to a visitor, we are guided by a belief in advocacy, quality, community, integrity, and creativity. We believe that art speaks to each and every one of us in different ways. Art inspires. Art challenges. Art thinks.”



DSC_0047 Hope you enjoyed the Walkabout andDSC_0048 we hope you have a great day. Thanks for visiting My Quality Time….