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It’s a crusade. A crusade for collecting. For cultivating a new crop of art collectors. For making collecting cool.
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    RECOGNITION - Your name listed on our website as recognition of your support. Much appreciated!

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    STICKER - Send in a small sticker of your choice (feel free to customize or decorate - we value creativity here), and we will stick it to the side of the van for the entire trip.

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    THANK-YOU PHOTO - All of the above, plus a digital thank-you photo of your sticker on the van with me and one of the traveling artists standing next to it making funny faces. You can be in the shot too if you come meet us along the way, which we hope you will!

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    T-SHIRT - All of the above, plus a specially designed Crusade t-shirt (see logo at the beginning and end of the video).

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    JODY AKE PHOTOGRAPH - "Rachel" by Jody Ake, 8x10 digital c-print (retails for $400)
    (see update #7 for image)

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    MAH JONGG TILES - Hand-crafted Mah Jongg tiles by the fabulous photographer Heidi Kickpatrick. She generously donated five of her tiles, so get them before they are gone!

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    SIGNED BOOK AND PIGMENT PRINT - Jennifer Shaw has donated 5 signed copies of her new book, Hurricane Story, along with a 8x8 archival pigment print of the opening image in the series, We left in the dark of night. Don't miss out on this one!

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    ARCHIVAL PIGMENT PRINT - "The Lover" is from a new series, She Can Leap Tall Buildings, by current Ten photographer, the fab Heidi Lender. This 8x10 signed print on velvet paper is a true gem!

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    TEN PHOTO POSTCARD SET - All of the above, plus a Ten photo postcard set documenting the van in front of each city's most famous landmark!

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    TINTYPE - The amazing S. Gayle Stevens has graciously donated a few of her tintypes to the cause. These little treasures are 2x2 inches.

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    ONE BLOCK SPECIAL EDITION BOOK & PRINT - Dave Anderson's "One Block" Special Edition hardcover book with dust jacket in slipcase, edition of 50 (retails for $250)

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    SILVER GELATIN PHOTOGRAPH - Photographer extraordinaire and my co-pilot on the first leg of our journey, Lori Vrba, has offered to give five 8x8 silver gelatin prints of her image "Rebecca's Palm" as a featured reward. Photographs are hand-printed and toned and signed by the artist.

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    LISETTE DE BOISBLANC PHOTOGRAPH - "Me and You" by Lisette de Boisblanc, 11x14 archival digital photograph (see update #7 for image)

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    BEN HUFF PHOTOGRAPH - "Deadhorse" by Ben Huff, 11x14 archival digital photograph (see update #7 for image)

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    FAME AND COFFEE - Meet me and the traveling artist for coffee in the tour stop closest to you. We'll do a special podcast with you as our featured guest and post it on the blog.

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    TINTYPE - Fritz Liedtke has generously dinated two original 4x5 tintypes. In the spirit of Black Friday, they are offered at half their regular price. Snatch up one of these gorgeous portraits at an amazing value!

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    ANGELA BACON-KIDWELL PHOTOGRAPH - "Wishing to Fly" by Angela Bacon-Kidwell is available to one lucky backer in a matted 10x15 print, edition 7/25 (retails for $800)
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    SUSAN WORSHAM PHOTOGRAPH - "The Skin of Black Fruit" by Susan Worsham, 8x10 archival digital print on 10x12 paper (see update #7 for image)

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    COME ALONG - An invitation to caravan with the van for one leg of the trip (or two if you're very fun).

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    GALLERY RENTAL - One backer will get to rent out Jennifer Schwartz Gallery for one night to host their party or special event

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    THE SWAG REWARD! - The t-shirt, the photo postcard set, your very own miniature van model, and your choice of any photograph from The Ten. And Yes, we'd love to meet you too. You and 5 friends get invited to a private pre-show reception in the tour stop closest to you.

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    THE VRBA TEN COLLECTION - This is the best deal going. The Vrba Ten Collection includes all ten images from The Vrba Ten, presented in a black, clamshell collector box with an additional 8x8 silver gelatin print of "Eve Was Framed". (retails for $2500)
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    SPONSOR STATUS - Your name (or your company's name) on the back of the van. It's just like being there.

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    THE CRUSADE COMES TO YOU - We make a special detour and add your town to the tour!

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