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  • Object: Cigar box

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0046q Cigar Box Early 1900s American Materials: Wood and paper The use of tobacco is centuries old, thought to have been discovered by the ancient Maya. There is evidence of smoking on Mayan pottery going back as far as the [...]

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  • Object: Cabinet

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0309d Dentist Cabinet American San Antonio 1916 Materials: Wood, metal, imitation marble and ceramic Set of dental instruments in case, late 19th century. This file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based [...]

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  • Object: Stethoscope

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0642b Stethoscope American 20th Century Plastic/Metal A common symbol often associated with the medical field is a stethoscope. This device is often seen hanging around the necks of medical personnel. The stethoscope was invented in 1816, by a Frenchman named [...]

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  • Object: Slingshot

    Oct 01, 2018

    2014.7.3 Slingshot German American Texas ca. 1896 Materials: Wood Like most boys his age Wilhelm Steubing owned a slingshot. Willie, as he was known to his family and friends was very proud of this slingshot. He carried it with him [...]

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  • Object: Eyeglasses

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0267l Eyeglasses American Atlanta, Georgia ca. 1870 Materials: Glass & Metal Humans have five senses: hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell. Although all are important for the human experience, many argue that sight is the most important. This object is a pair [...]

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  • Object: Painting

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0206w3 Painting “Rosanna Osterman in Galveston, 1862” Bruce Marshall American 20th Century Materials: Paint/Paper/Metal/Glass This object is a framed original watercolor by Bruce Marshall entitled “Rosanna Osterman in Galveston, 1862.” Rosanna Osterman was a Jewish resident of Texas known for [...]

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  • Object: Bleeding Cup

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0600a Bleeding Cup Date: 1820-1900 Material: Glass The average human adult contains about 10 pints of blood. Loss of blood due to an injury, car accident, surgery or any other reason can lead to shock, or worse, death. Which is [...]

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  • Object: Uniform

    Sep 25, 2018

    2010.7.1-3 Uniform American Texas Date: mid-20th century Materials: cloth and metal   This uniform is from the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization. The dress is made from blue polyester. It has ¾ length sleeves and [...]

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