First Night Design | American Gothic Barn, Mount Vernon


Having recently sold a poster of Grant Wood’s iconic painting, I couldn’t resist showing you this barn. Appropriately for me, it’s at Mount Vernon, which was named in honour of an ancestor of mine. When Lawrence, George Washington’s older half-brother, was in the Royal Navy, his commanding officer was Admiral Edward Vernon of War of Jenkins’ Ear and Portobello fame.

A hidden barn-sized rendition of Grant Wood’s most famous, and most parodied, painting.

Source: American Gothic Barn – Mount Vernon, Iowa – Atlas Obscura

N.B. I’m not currently responding to comments or visiting blogs because of ill-health but I much appreciate your support.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

8 thoughts on “First Night Design | American Gothic Barn, Mount Vernon

  1. Wow! That amazing piece of wall art beats Banksy into a cocked hat Sarah! (Although I do appreciate his work too.) Loving the connection of this location to you ~ I find those historical references fascinating as I know little of my own background. Hoping you’re making some progress in your dealings with the hospital and are closer to receiving the right treatment. Xx

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