Monday, December 20, 2010

An Easter Dinosaur Egg

The Smithsonian Institution's Flickr photostream includes a set dedicated to the 1925 "Scopes Monkey Trial." A keen-eyed user - probably someone from the Smithsonian - added a note to the photo, pointing out a dinosaur "easter egg."

College student William Silverman (at right), standing with his former high school teacher, on the lawn of the Rhea County Courthouse, Dayton, Tennessee, July 1925.

Zoom in, and it comes in loud and clear. I haven't been able to figure out what paper the boy is selling, unfortunately.

The Smithsonian's Bigger Picture blog features a post about this collection of images.

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