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  • Object: Saddle

    Oct 02, 2018

    2016.4.12 Pack saddle Kickapoo Mid to late 19th century Materials: Wood “Girl with Burro” by Ritzenthaler & Peterson, 1956. Photo via Milwaukee Public Museum. This is a Kickapoo saddle, used for horse riding. This saddle is only the wood base [...]

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  • Object: Animal Bell

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0563a Animal Bell American 19th century Materials: Metal Today cars, buses, planes and ships have made it fairly easy to travel from one place to another. As technology advances so do the speeds of many of these transportation devices.  However, in the mid 1800s getting [...]

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  • Object: Toy

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0358a Toy, Jeepney Bus Filipino ca. 1982 Materials: Metal, plastic Map via: United States Department of Energy, WikiMedia Commons This is a toy bus that is modeled after a Filipino Jeepney which is a mode of public transportation in the [...]

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