Ann Lovell is the curator of the Washington Banana Museum, an exhibit that pays homage to all things banana.
While Lovell has over 4,500 banana curios, including banana earrings, banana brooches, and banana wallpaper, shes now more interested in collecting bananas for their historical value.
She says, Bananas were introduced to the American public at the same time as the telephone and the typewriter. Its amazing!
The bonafide banana babe even claims that since she owns such a plethora of plaintain products, theres not much she hasnt seen.
Still, Lovell is always keeping her eyes peeled.
Lovell adds, Ive gone through thrift shops, eBay, and have stuff from all over the world. Im actually expecting something from Hungary next.
For more banana info, check out bananamuseum.com.
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