Thursday, September 11, 2008

"Bradham's Pharmacy... Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, New Bern, NC"... Plein Air

"Bradham's Pharmacy... Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, New Bern, NC"... 6x8" Oil on Panel, en plein aire, 9-2008. SOLD
 
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This painting, "Bradham's Pharmacy... Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, New Bern, NC" is set in downtown New Bern, North Carolina and was painted en plein aire as part of the 6th Annual Worldwide Paint Out sponsored by the International Plein Air Painters. It marks the spot that was once a pharmacy where Caleb Bradham invented "Brad's Drink" in 1898 which he later patented as Pepsi-Cola. The historical site is owned by the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company which serves as Pepsi memorabilia store where visitors can purchase a variety of Pepsi products and even belly up to a vintage soda fountain.

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Photograph of sign on the building...


RJ Howarth of Moorestown. NJ

1 comment:

Pauline said...

Awesome! I never would have contemplated painting this.... but you have turned it into something really special, and I know it will be special to many people.
What insight and visualization you have (not to mention amazing talent)...... brilliant Bernie.