Old checkerboard, salvaged wood, vintage game pieces, tin box, pocket almanac, plastic mermaid, buffalo nickel, crystalized shell fossil, key from the SF zoo, stone with crucifix mineral deposit design, pocket almanac … 8"x10"x14".
What got this one started was coming across a vintage sewing needle sleeve, Book of Wonders. It was so colorful and had beautiful illustrations of all these places around the globe which I actually wondered about as a kid. I was still holding on to small objects that "gave me wonder". Then I came across a pocket-size almanac that listed the Seven Wonders Of the World, circa 1938; I was off and scouring.