Friday, January 28, 2011

Keep it Gangster

9 chosen artifacts for 1920's gangsters:

Tommy Gun
Zoot Suit
Ford Automobile
Police Authority

I first wanted to represent the 1920s gangster's appearance. The zoot suit, fedora, and Ford vehicles all signify the common appearance of these gangsters. They lived for high society and frequently showed it through the dapper appearance they maintained. The Tommy Gun, Alcohol, and money represent what they had and what they do. They kill, they provide alcohol to people during the prohibition, and several also robbed banks, but all had money. Finally the police, handcuffs, and blood express what they were against. Overall, they battled authority. The cuffs represent imprisonment and the blood represents death. Both results were the common outcome of the 1920's gangster.