Daily Archives: July 3, 2019

Happy 4th of July, Elvis — Once Again

I posted the first “Happy 4th of July, Elvis” pictorial back in 2009, and repeated that topic regularly through 2014. Then I had trouble finding pictures that hadn’t already been used, so I skipped the next three years, did one in 2017, and skipped last year. I would like to reuse a picture from 2012 to start this year’s post.

 

 

The folks who have created these images usually include fireworks, bald eagles, the American flag or combinations of these patriotic symbols.

 

 

I have many other images of Elvis with the American flag that don’t specifically mention the 4th of July. Here are some of the more interesting ones.

 

 

 

This is the first Elvis figurine I’ve ever seen with him holding a small American flag. Nice touch.

 

 

I’m not sure why the artist put all that dark shading on the left side of Elvis’ face here.

 

 

 

 

This is very clever.

 

This wonderful creation was done by the outstanding painter Betty Harper. It’s just one of her many Elvis works.

 

Here’s another terrific Betty Harper painting of Elvis and the flag. Do yourself a favor and check out her website.  https://bettyharper.com/

 

I like the flag around Elvis’ face, not over it. This is a bit much for my taste

 

This is a little weird, but there is no problem seeing that this minimalist depiction is Elvis. I kind of like the curvy flagpole.

 

This is really outstanding.

 

Here’s some more great artwork, but I can’t make out the artist’s name. Did you notice the American eagle cleverly included?

 

This could have been a pretty good picture, but why does Elvis’ hair look green?

 

We all know that Elvis was such a patriotic American, and we salute him for that.

 

If Elvis was alive today, you know he would wear a pair of these with pride.

 

 

We’ll end by reusing a picture from the July 4th 2011 post.

 

 

 

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