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  • Object: Photo Enlarger

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0397a R. B. Enlarging Camera Folmer & Schwing Division Eastman Kodak Co. American Rochester, NY San Antonio 1917-1926 Materials: Metal and wood This object is a photo enlarger that was used by Zintgraff Studios, a commercial photography studio in San [...]

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  • Object: Photograph

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0635a Photograph “Steves, Johnson, Tobin HF’68” Photographer unknown American Materials: Paper and ink This is a photograph of (from left to right) of Marshall Steves, Lady Bird Johnson, and Robert Tobin. This photo is a copy of the original and [...]

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  • Object: Photos & letter

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0455 a-c Photographs and letter British England 1991 Materials: Paper, ink The objects shown above are a photo of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and a letter from the Queen’s staff to the Institute of Texan Cultures. The photos and [...]

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  • Object: Photograph

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0612a Photograph in Frame American San Antonio, TX November 21, 1963 Materials: Glass, Paper, Ink When looking at a photograph, many people will remember how they felt the exact moment it was taken. Since the invention of photography, photographs have [...]

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  • Object: Magazine

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0254b LIFE Magazine Paper May 23, 1949 First cover of “Life” magazine. Image via NPR’s “The Picture Show.” Life magazine started out in the 1800’s but not as the magazine people are familiar with today. The magazine started out as a [...]

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  • Object: Slide collection

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0433c Stereographic slide collection American Meadville, Pennsylvania ca. 1920 Material: paper, cardboard This object is a collection of stereograph slides showing images of World War I. A stereograph is a photograph, produced by a camera with two lenses. The camera [...]

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