Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Toasted Zebra :D

 Peter Gut
"Nicht Ganz Bei Toast / Oder Wo Die
Zebras Herkommen" Illustration aus
dem buch "Tierisch Unter Strom"

postmarked in 2011 with three Germany stamps from the Postcrossing (The Postcard Project) meet-up in Bielefeld, Germany and signed by 49 members

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This is an illustration from the book 'Tierisch Unter Strom by Peter Gut.  It is a book where, from what I understand, animals test machines.  A cat rides fan blades like a carouse, and as in the postcard above, zebras test the catapult power of a toaster.  It is the animals way of braking the same old routine.
Germany (Deutschland) stamp 2011
from the Germany Inventions series:
In Deutschland Zu Hause Einfallsreichtum Deutsche Erfindungen - 45
(At home in Germany, German ingenuity inventions)

Everyday life:
Thermos of Reinhold Burger 1903
Currywurst
Double chamber tea bags of Teapot 1949


 

1 comment:

Kris Swanguarin said...

Gotta love those zebras. The zebra was my high school mascot. Nice to see them appear in art too.