13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Folk art relaxing chairs.

In small town America, there's no Targets or Pier Ones to go and get predecorated furniture - so the people do it themselves. The results are these charming moments of uninhibited artistic fun that reflect the culture around them. Lubec is a town on the ocean, a lobster town, so mermaids and stars make perfect sense for them.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Lubec, Maine, United States of America
Copyright: © Elizabeth McHugh