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  • Object: Fence

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0010h Fence German San Antonio, TX 19th Century Materials: Metal Vereins Kirche, Fredericksburg, Texas. A replica of an 1847 early church. In modern times it was nicknamed the Coffee Mill for its unique shape. Image by Ernest Mettendorf, via Wikimedia [...]

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  • Object: Handbill

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0398d Handbill Womans Pavilion for HemisFair 1968 American ca. 1968 Materials: Paper/Ink This is a brochure from the Woman’s Pavilion for HemisFair ’68 requesting donations. Sister Mary Corita of the Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles, California designed the cover. [...]

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  • Object: Birdcage

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0198aa Birdcage Unknown,  likely Texan Late 20th Century Materials: Bamboo This object is a birdcage made of bamboo and designed to resemble a cathedral. The structure is held together with small pins  of bamboo and a small amount of adhesive [...]

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  • Object: Book

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0457e Book Norwegian 1893 Materials: paper, leather This is a book of religious stories written in the Norwegian language. Norway is predominantly a Christian nation, with its established Church of Norway. This book was printed in 1893, and is titled [...]

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  • Object: Altarpiece

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0008d Altarpiece Mexican Date unknown, likely 20th century Materials: ceramic Photo via: Liz, Holy Family Classical Academy blogspot This miniature black ceramic cathedral is a home altarpiece used for personal prayer in a family’s home. Typical altarpieces are found in [...]

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