Wordless Wednesday #15: Cow Parade in West Orange
There has been an ongoing international art exhibit of fiberglass cows called CowParade. Among "major world cities" (according to Wikpedia) that have had fiberglass cows on display have been Paris, London, Sydney, Capetown, New York, Chicago . . . and West Orange, New Jersey!
I had no idea that West Orange was a major world city but it is a town famous for its obsession with Thomas Edison. (Edison's laboratory and last home are still here and are fine places for the whole family to visit).
West Orange is very proud to be associated with Thomas Edison, and they even have lightbulb sculptures around town (and one day I'll get my lazy self out and get photos of them!)
In 2000 the cows visited West Orange for an extended period. I took several photos but have only managed to find these three photos of the thousands of photos I have in boxes and am trying to organize! The back of the photos indicates that I had them developed in October 2000.
They were scattered all over town, and some were in "corrals":
You can read more about CowParade here.
You can find books on the CowParade (in different cities) on Amazon.
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