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1. Palace of Fine Arts Palace of Fine Arts Art; Artwork; Oil on canvas; Architecture; Buildings; Paintings; Impressionism; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois An oil painting on canvas by Childe Hassam of the Palace of Fine Arts building at the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. The painting measures thirty-five inches by forty-one inches....

2. World's Columbian Exposition Palace of Fine Arts World’s Columbian Exposition Palace of Fine Arts World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the Palace of Fine Arts at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the...

3. Painting: Illinois River Painting: Illinois River Painting; Landscape; Oil on canvas; Krafft, Carl, 1884-1938; Riverboats A painting of two riverboats on a wide expanse of river past bluffs rising from the far shore. Two tall trees rise up left of center on the near shore, where two figures leaning on a rail fence look out...

4. Painting: Shady Pool Painting: Shady Pool Painting; Landscape; Wyant, Alexander H., 1836-1892; Oil on canvas; Hudson River School A painting with a small pool of water lying between tall trees near the foreground, and an open field backed by trees is visible beyond. All painted with quick brushstrokes. Dimensions by sight are 15-3/4"...

5. Print: Fertility Print: Fertility Iowa; Landscape; Prints; American Regionalism; Wood, Grant, 1891-1942; Lithographs; Farm life; Corn; Barns; Silos; Farmhouses A print of a black and white stylized view of a farmstead including ripening rows of corn, a large barn with silo and a small farmhouse. Dimensions are 9" x 12".

6. George Washington George Washington Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799 Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806

7. Aztec shield Aztec shield Aztecs; Aztec art; Shield, feather Shield, wood and leather, decorated with a feather mosaic. Height 29.5 inches.

8. Work Pays America Work Pays America United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Posters, American--20th century Poster, color, 71 x 56 cm.

9. Local Indian Traditions Local Indian Traditions Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).

10. The Great Temple, Abu Simbel The Great Temple, Abu Simbel Africa; Ancient Egypt; Abu Simbel; Temples; Statues; Frith, Francis, 1822-1898 Black and white photograph showing the colossal statues flanking the entrance to the temple. 1857. Francis Frith, the photographer, was a world-wide traveler. He made a series of trips to the Nile region...

11. Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Sculpture from the Outer Wall, Dendera Dendera, Egypt; Africa; Hieroglyphics; Flinders Petrie, William, 1853-1942; Archaeology; Temples Black and white photograph of a section of the wall of the temple at Dendera, Egypt. 1857.

12. Panya Ngombe Face Mask Panya Ngombe Face Mask Zaire; Africa; Masks; Emblems of office; Pende This triangular wood mask is nearly flat and painted all over with a reddish paint. A narrow band of alternating black and white triangles is painted along the outer edge of the face from eye to eye along...

13. Sierra Leone Sowei Helmet Mask Sierra Leone Sowei Helmet Mask Sierra Leone; Africa; Ritual objects; Masks; Mende culture; Sande society; Helmets Dark wooden carved helmet mask with long braids of human hair attached with string to holes along the lower edge. A small, diamond-shaped face with almond-shaped eyes is carved in relatively low relief...

14. Nigerian Drum Nigerian Drum Nigeria; Africa; Sculptures; Musical instruments Carved wooden male figure kneels on short disk and supports a cylindrical hollow drum on his head and hands. Large eyes, a wide nose and closed mouth are carved on the face. The figure wears a simple loincloth....

15. Great Sphinx of Gizeh Great Sphinx of Gizeh Gizeh, Egypt; Africa; Sphinx Black and white stereograph slide, #T 233 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.

16. Nigerian Diviner's Staff Nigerian Diviner's Staff Nigeria; Africa; Ritual objects; Sculptures; Staff; Diviner The long staff is roughly wrought (hand-made) out of iron. There are two clusters of long, narrow cones attached along the shaft and another inverted cluster at the top, supporting a disk and a simple,...

17. Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigerian Ibeji Twin Figure Nigeria; Africa; Ritual objects; Sculptures; Figures A carved wooden male standing figure with short round base. The head is pointed with coiffure, scarification and facial features carved in low relief. The body is crudely articulated, probably because...

18. Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Housing; Hotels The Illini Union, 1401 W. Green Street, Urbana, opened February 8, 1941.

19. Connecting California's Classrooms to the World Connecting California's Classrooms to the World Web site; Mathematics; History; Science; Language; Social science; Primary source materials; Lesson plans Web site sponsored by the California Technology Assistance Project and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. Includes links to lesson plans for different grade levels...

20. Nigerian Cap Mask Nigerian Cap Mask Africa; Masks; Ritual objects; Nigeria; Dancers This wooden mask is hollow and made to set atop a dancer's head. The face has almond-shaped eyes with round holes cut through the middle; a wide, flattened nose, a closed mouth with full lips; almond-shaped...
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