Archive for March 18th, 2009

A barrel of guns yields a barrel of history and satisfaction

For Jim Ellis, a volunteer at the Brandywine River Museum, it was a lot like a dream come true. Just more than three years ago he was asked whether he wanted to clean some old weapons that N.C. Wyeth had used as models in many of his paintings and illustrations. “I was asked by the N.C. Wyeth curator Christine Podmanizky if I'd be interested in cleaning the ...