Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The Ice House

The Ice House was a drawing I did back in 1983 when I had just gotten out of art school.

I drew many of the houses in the historic district of Greenville, SC. The "ice house" was built from the stones of the old ice storage building in Greenville. Ice was delivered to homes and businesses by wagon in the days before refrigeration.

Here’s some information on ice harvesting that was done in those early days:

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