This is the No. 120TH. painting in my 365/2010 series
Title: "HO HO THE CLOWN"
Size: 9X12 inches
Medium: Watercolor on 100%Germany made paper.
Ho Ho was born ED BIRCHALL, July 16, 1923 in Colchester
Conn. and dies July 3, 1988 in Oklahoma City. Always an entertainer, he was hired by KOCO-TV in the 60's as an entertainer doing all kinds of entertaining for the studio 6 days a week.He also entertained as a freelance clown doing parties, convertions etc.
Ho Ho was with KOCO-TV almost 30 years. During that times at least 4 shows showcasing his clowning talents were featured. "LUNCH WITH HO HO", "HO HO SHOWBOAT", GOOD MORNING HO HO", AND HO HO SHOWPLACE".
Ho Ho was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in March, 2010.