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9 monthes ago   |   By Urban Sketchers

Continuing on my sketchbook investigation of family history and immigration.
Often when I'm drawing, I think I'm invisible. People usually treat me that way, too. People don't tend to interact.
Where the O'Connors lived in Chelsea, Massachusetts, in 1908, no one lives now. At the address is a car repair shop as well as a taxi business, surrounded by a tall chain link fence. The property sits on a street of light industry by the railroad tracks. Visiting, I was immediately interested in drawing the old cab with four flat tires by the entrance. However, the fence was closed and locked...
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