Paint Tag

  • Object: Safe

    Object: Safe

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a heavy metal safe, manufactured by Alamo Safe and Lock Co. in the late 19th- early 20th century. It was owned by John Lincoln Clem- an army officer who served in the Civil War. Sgt. Johnny Clem [...]

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  • Object: Mask (Opera Mask)

    Object: Mask (Opera Mask)

    Oct 02, 2018

    Sun Wukong at the Beijing opera “Journey to the West.” Photo by d’n’c, via Wikimedia Commons. This mask represents a character named Sun Wukong (孫悟空), or the Monkey King, who appears in Chinese folklore and plays a large role in [...]

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  • Object: Wagon (Conestoga Wagon)

    Object: Wagon (Conestoga Wagon)

    Oct 02, 2018

    Bicentennial Logo Commissioned by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, via Wikimedia Commons This object is a reproduction of a 19th Century covered wagon. It was gifted to the museum on November 20, 1976 by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of [...]

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  • Object: Decanter (HemisFair ’68 Jim Beam Decanter Souvenir)

    Object: Decanter (HemisFair ’68 Jim Beam Decanter Souvenir)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a souvenir Jim Beam decanter commemorating the HemisFair of 1968. A decanter is a decorative ceramic or glass bottle, with a stopper, used to store alcohol. This Jim Beam decanter has the Tower of Americas and part [...]

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  • Object: Print (Print of The Black Madonna of Czestochowa)

    Object: Print (Print of The Black Madonna of Czestochowa)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a small print representing the Black Madonna of Czestochowa. The Black Madonna of Czestochowa also known as Our Lady of Jasna Gora is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary. Today the original painting sits in Jasna Gora [...]

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  • Object: Rock Painting (reproduction of a rock painting)

    Object: Rock Painting (reproduction of a rock painting)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a reproduction of a rock painting found at Bonfire Shelter near Langtry, Texas. There is evidence of human presence at the site as far back as 12,000 to 14,000 years ago, at the end of the Pleistocene era. [...]

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