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August 2015 to April 2016 visits to Prophet Isaiah Robertson

 

Prophet Isaiah had recently painted more of his living room walls and above the front entrance room door.  This updated view from August 2015 looks out of the living room towards the front door:

Prophet Isaiah Roberston's living room; Niagara Falls, NY 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
By early 2016, he had completed considerably more wall painting in the front room.  Here is similar view from February 2016:

Prophet Isaiah Roberston's living room; Niagara Falls, NY 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A fuller view from April 2016 show most of the front room’s new “Wailing Wall” (on the the right):

Prophet Isaiah Robertson's Wailing Wall; Niagara Falls, NY 2016

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9 Apr 2016

Raw Vision Article on Prophet Isaiah Robertson

Apocalypse at Niagara Falls,  Raw Vision #80  Winter 2013

Article and photographs by Fred Scruton

Raw Vision Magazine #80 Work of Prophet Isaiah Robertson 2012

Link to dedicated pages on Isaiah Robertson

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18 Jan 2014

Late December 2012 visit to Prophet Isaiah Robertson; Niagara Falls, NY

work of Prophet Isaiah Robertson; Niagara Falls, NY 2012

Winter 2011/12 seemed like an historical rarity for western New York state: very little snow, and so the plan to photograph Prophet Isaiah’s home site under a heavenly dusting had been on hold for over a year.  The first snow this winter came while Cheryl & I were on a Christmas visit with relatives in South Carolina, and Prophet Isaiah had his granddaughter text me pictures that came in while we were driving home: Read more…

29 Dec 2012

Day trip to Niagara Falls, New York

Prophet Isaiah Robertson; Niagara Falls, NY 2012

work of Prophet Isaiah Robertson; Niagara Falls, NY 2012Prophet Isaiah Robertson had called to say that he was finished with quite a bit of concrete, stone, and some wood re-painting, and the unusually hot July weather finally cleared on a day I could make the trip.  In addition to general views, I’m working on documenting many of the individual symbols and recording his explanations– everything has meaning, there is no pure decoration.  During my previous visit in May, Prophet Isaiah’s vivacious wife (I call her “Ms. Gloria”) had spoken to my wife Cheryl on the cell and announced that next time she wanted to send back a homemade pie of Cheryl’s choosing (no doubt as a gesture of sympathy between a pair of unfailingly upbeat, but long-suffering wives).  Sure enough, despite the sweltering heat, a few hours after I arrived, Ms. Gloria came out to announce that Cheryl’s peach pie was in preparation, and later, fresh from the oven, Prophet Isaiah carried it out on an extra heat-absorbing plate.  (Ms. Gloria’s peach pie is highly recommended, and represents a professional breakthrough for me– there is precedent— from this much loftier perch on the compensation scale, I can now demand food for work) Read more…

8 Jul 2012

Prophet Isaiah Robertson in the Niagara Falls Gazette

A 2007 Niagara Gazette article with a virtual tour of his house and the Mt.Erie Baptist Chuch

 

 

 

 

 

 

(from 2010 visit)

1 Mar 2011