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New Orleans Greeting Card featuring the photograph Lucky Dog Man by Cheri Randolph

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Lol! love this. Two thumbs up! v

One of my FAVORITES! Saw this one scroll up on my activity stream and had to PIN it ~~ Still a wonderful capture! NO trip to New Orleans is complete (for us anyway!:) without a Lucky Dog Hot Dog!!! :)

Very nice image!! v

Very nice work!! VOTED

Cheri Randolph replied:

Thanks, John, Appreciate your support!

Bruce, I sincerely appreciate your feature of "Lucky Dog Man" in the Comfortable Art Group. Thanks for the support!

Next time I'm in New Orleans I'll try to find him. Great capture Cheri!

Cheri Randolph replied:

Elena, Thanks for your visit & comment. It shouldn't be too difficult to find - the carts are everywhere :-)

Cheri, Great photo love the way you have picked up all of the details of this subject while he is standing there in the night time. Love the vendors cart as it has a great vintage feel to it and you have captured it perfectly really bringing out the great details of some of the advertisements on the cart. Excellent capture of the expression on the vendor's face. Great details and colors = Excellent photo, fav, voted, google and tweet promoted for the group, Artist News 1 - 3 image promotion thread

Cheri Randolph replied:

John, Thanks for your thoughtful critique. I appreciate your feedback and such generous promotional support, too!

Congratulations, on your Feature V,F, AND Publication in -The Artist News - an Internet Weekly... and on the Home page of ARTIST NEWS. Thank You for submitting it to the group....

Cheri Randolph replied:

Nadine & Bob, Many thanks for featuring and promoting this photograph! I really appreciate your support!


Cheri Randolph replied:

Sonali, Thanks for visiting & voting!

nice v

Cheri Randolph replied:

Gallery 3, Thanks for visiting & voting!

LOL! We always look for the Lucky Dog Man!! v/f

Cheri Randolph replied:

Elizabeth, Thanks so much for your visit to my New Orleans Gallery today! I really appreciate such generous support and I'm glad that this gave a laugh and fond memory of the City.

Randy, Many thanks! I appreciate your favorable comment and the f/v as well!

Great night capture and display of this vendor, Cheri! Love the food from these vendors, better than most restaurants! Nice job, my friend! Love it! fave and vote

Thanks, Ann. It was purchased for someone who is a "Confederacy of Dunces" fan.

Congrats on the sale of this great photo, Cheri!

Roger, thanks for the purchase of this photograph. I hope that the gift recipient is pleased with the choice.

Congrats Cheri, on your wonderful sale!!!

Cheri Randolph replied:

Kay, thanks for noticing - it was nice to have a sale.

Jose, I appreciate the feature of "Lucky Dog Man" in Stop Time with Art.

Nina, thanks for visiting and your nice comment.

Wonderful capture!

Cheryl, thanks for commenting.

Outstanding capture!

Yes, and I live about 3-4 blocks from John K. Toole's home. Thanks for commenting-glad you enjoyed this one.

Cheri, love this! Have you ever read Confederacy of Dunces?

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Artist's Description

All visitors to the New Orleans French Quarter are familiar with the brightly colored "Lucky Dog" hot dog vendors. Shown here is a salesman patiently awaiting the next sale. Many readers of "A Confederacy of Dunces" are also familiar with the carts, for the main character, Ignatius J. Reilly, was a Lucky Dog Vendor working for Paradise Vendors, Inc. It was not long after World War II that brothers Stephen and Erasmus Loyacano first wheeled their unique vending carts out onto the streets of the Crescent City. By 1949, the brothers decided to market the popular invention. They attended a national convention, and when hundreds of delegates asked for information, the brothers decided to forget about sales and go into leasing or franchising. An advertisement touted the potential for investors: "Cruise the midway. Get around town. You and Lucky Dog follow the crowd." "A red hot steam job that will roll up profits everywhere you go." "Steam cooks 100 dogs, buns, and chili. Stores everythin...

About Cheri Randolph

Cheri Randolph

Cheri Randolph was awarded a degree in Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans with a concentration in the study of Art History. She credits printmaker, Calvin Harlan , a UNO professor, as being quite influential in her composition techniques as well as painter, Ida Kohlmeyer with a better understanding of color. Pictorialism would best describe her current work, stylistically. Cheri has expressed her artistic talents in a variety of ways including; wheel-thrown pottery, quilting, vintage clothing restoration, interior decorative painting and photography. She is a resident of both the Houston Heights and historic New Orleans Uptown. A favorite quote is, "The bird of time has but a little way to flutter - and the bird is on...

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