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Texas History Tag

  • Object: Cigar Box

    Oct 04, 2018

    I-0295i Cigar Box American San Antonio, TX 1909-1982 Materials: Wood, paper, ink 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 [...]

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  • Object: Clock

    Oct 03, 2018

    EX2014.1.1 Clock J. Rubio American Huntsville, Texas 2014 Materials: Leather, wood, metal, plastic This item is a clock made from a leather stirrup, mounted on a wooden base. It was made by an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal [...]

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  • Object: Tapestry

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0114A Tapestry Texan Woven in France Late 1920’s Materials: Cloth, Thread This tapestry was commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Ross S. Sterling of Houston, Texas during the late 1920’s. The tapestry has several images that represent the natural environment of [...]

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  • Object: Bullet Mold

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0192b Bullet Mold United States 1800’s Materials: Metal This object is a single cavity bullet mold for a .58 minié ball muzzle-loading rifle. According to the donor this mold was used during the American Civil War by a man named [...]

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  • Object: Saddle

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0105a Saddle Graham, TX Date: early 19th Century Materials: leather, wood, metal This is a leather side saddle. It was made by the Eddleman Brothers of Graham, in Young County, Texas. This saddle was ordered by Eugene Logan for his [...]

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  • Object: Painting

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0206jj Painting Hendrick Arnold at the Siege of Bexar M. A. Emanuel Date: ca. 1980 Materials: Paper & paint Map via: Texas State Library and Archives Commission This watercolor painting was created by M.A. Emanuel and shows an image of [...]

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