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Ghost Dancers and Encampment

Frank Vodvorka - 5Dec17 3:16PM

My wife and I purchased a set of Ghost Dancers last year (2016) at the toy soldier show in Schaumburg, Illinois. They were - and are - lovely figures. As an artist and set designer, we immediately thought of making a diorama featuring them. The background image is taken from a Karl Bodmer watercolor (19th Century artist), and the tipis, rocks, campfire are all 1930s Elastolin.

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1. James Thompson - 23Dec17 6:34PM

This is extremely creative. Many thanks for sharing.

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