20th Century Fossil Book, 2013
6 x 4 x 4.5 in
Limestone with fossil, LEDs, Laser-etched Acrylic Sheet, Aluminum
6 inches by 4 inches by 4 1/2 inches (closed)
6 inches by 4 inches by 18 inches (open).
The book is a bit of a whimsical take on items that were common during the 20th century that are becoming "fossils" for all intents and purposes. They include a slide rule, vacuum tube, aluminum can pull tab, incandescent bulb, manual typewriter, cathode ray tube television, 8-track tape, computer punch tape, "church key" can opener, motor oil filler spout, rotary phone, safety razor, etc.