Small Group of Ephemera Relating to Elijah Pierce and his Mammoth Sacred Art Demonstration.
Columbus: 1950s. Three items including: "Look. It's your chance to see the Mammoth Sacred Art Demonstration." Printed handbill, 11 x 6 inches. "Pierce's Wood Carving Exhibit: Over 1000 Carvings, Educational, Fascinating, Carved with a Pocket Knife."  pages, 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches on one folding sheet; Admission ticket to "The Mammoth Sacred Art Display" at 536 Long Street (next door to Pierce's barber shop at 534 Long Street). 2 x 3 1/2 inches, completed in pencil. Overall near fine with minimal wear. Near Fine. Item #List01120
An early collection of ephemera from the career of Elijah Pierce. Pierce worked as a barber to pay the bills, and one of the locations listed here, at 536 Long St., was next door to his barbershop. Though he worked in relative obscurity during his life, his work is now held at many major institutions.