Friday, September 12, 2008

Beach Find of the Day

We thought we had gotten used to the fact that we never know what we'll see on the beach ... until this evening when we came face to face with 100 wooden Indians.

The life-size plywood cutouts lining the beach just below the Cliff House are the work of Western artist Thom Ross, who based the richly colored tableaux on a famous black-and-white photo of Buffalo Bill Cody and his Wild West Show that was taken on the same stretch of Ocean Beach in 1902. –San Francisco Chronicle