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  • Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Oct 04, 2018

    Before there were pharmacies, people would go to their neighborhood chemist and into their neighborhood apothecary. Inside this shop you could find liniments, ointments and other medicinal to help aid in healing. Apothecaries used plants and other substances to make [...]

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  • Travis Club Cigar Box

    Travis Club Cigar Box

    Oct 04, 2018

    This cigar box in the Institute of Texan Cultures collections was for a private blend of cigars, made especially for the exclusive Travis Club in San Antonio. They were produced by the Finck Cigar Company in San Antonio, Texas. In [...]

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  • San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway Pass

    San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway Pass

    Oct 04, 2018

    The San Antonio and Aransas Pass railway or “SAAP” was a railway system that connected San Antonio to Aransas Bay. It was chartered in August 28, 1884 with its first stop in Floresville. It was one of only two railroad [...]

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  • Object: Indulgence

    Object: Indulgence

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0291h6 Indulgence Catholic 1967 Materials: Paper/Paint Dante between Purgatory and Florence by Domenico di Michelino, 1465. Image via Wikimedia Commons. This object is a plenary indulgence, which is a religious document used by the Catholic church. Indulgences are used to [...]

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  • Object: Newspaper

    Object: Newspaper

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0208pp Newspaper article “Confederate Soldier Walter W. Williams Dies in Houston, Funeral Held Wednesday” The Franklin Texan American Franklin, Texas 1959 Materials: Paper/Ink This is the December, 1959 edition of the Franklin Texan. In this issue, the story concerns the [...]

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  • Object: Lithograph

    Object: Lithograph

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0287a Lithograph Hermann Lungkwitz German American Fredericksburg, TX 1813-1891 Materials: Paper and ink Karl Friedrich Hermann Lungkwitz, “On the Pedernales River,” oil on paper. Image via Wikimedia Commons. This object is a lithograph of the Texas Hill Country in Fredericksburg [...]

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