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  • Object: Lantern

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0456a “Yellow Dog” Lantern Alamo Iron Works American San Antonio, TX early 1900’s Materials: metal Image via: Keystone-Mast Collection, California Museum of Photography University of California, Riverside Lanterns like this “Yellow Dog” were used for night time lighting around oil [...]

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  • Object Blog: Apothecary Box

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0369r Box, Apothecary American 1914 -1960 Material: Paper and ink S.B. Penick & Company Logo Image via: antiquecannabisbook.com The history behind the S.B. Penick & Company, that produced this apothecary box of Elm Bark Powder, is a perfect example of [...]

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  • Object: Barometer

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0430a Barometer Chelsea Clocks Company American 20th Century Material: Metal It’s important to keep track of the weather. The weather can have a dramatic impact on our material needs such as food, clothing and building materials. These are our absolute [...]

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  • Object: Drinking Bottle

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0475d Drinking Bottle Unknown Origin 1850s-1920s Materials: Glass This object is a greenish-colored drinking bottle that most likely held wine or champagne. It is thought to date between 1850s and 1920s because of its lip. This particular lip has a [...]

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