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Old 18-10-2016, 10:13 PM   #81
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Lightbulb Dave the Slave

Lm may 3rd 1862 / Dave..

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David Drake (also "Dave the Potter" and "Dave the Slave") (c. 1801-c. 1870s) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, South Carolina and produced over 100 alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs from the 1820s to the 1860s.. An enslaved African American, he often signed his works "Dave"..Dave was born around 1801 on a plantation in South Carolina, and continued to work there until the emancipation..

The Stranglers - Dagenham Dave..

Dave occasionally would reference constellations in the night sky as a means of instruction for runaway slaves to find their way north, often using cryptic messages such as "The sun, moon and stars / in the west are plenty of bears".. This may be a reference to Ursa Major, or the Big Bear..Another couplet, "Follow the Drinking Gourd / For the old man is a-waiting for to carry you to freedom," is an instruction using another name for Ursa Major, the Drinking Gourd or Big Dipper..His pottery is part of the Civil War collection at the Smithsonian..In Ancient Egyptian mythology, the deity Khnum was said to have formed the first humans on a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' womb...,_N372.2.jpg you know what we found?.We found the very fabric of space-time itself appeared to store information..Think of it this way, you'll go to Heaven..I love you Molly..I'm an angel...
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