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1. Ghana Wooden Comb Ghana Wooden Comb Ghana; Africa; Hair; Ornaments; Carving; Asanti culture This narrow comb with nine round, tapered tines is carved in one piece from light-colored wood. The large, decorative carved handle is flat on the back but the front is carved in the form of a female figure....

2. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics; Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...

3. Trim 3, from Lincoln's catafalque Trim 3, from Lincoln's catafalque Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Funeral; Catafalque; Black wool fringe. Cord is looped and sewn together to form tape. First continues to form tassels before next loop of tape. Tassels made by cord, twisting back on self. Additional, thinner, cord sewn diagonal...

4. Japanese Bisque Happifat Doll Japanese Bisque Happifat Doll Japan; United States; Happifat dolls; American pop culture; Nippon dolls; Glandular diseases; Japanese doll industry Bisque molded doll. It is all one piece except for the moveable detached arms. The arms are moveable by means of a connected elastic thread. The face has painted eyes with eyelashes. The smiling open mouth...

5. 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....

6. Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home Me Travel? Not This Summer, Vacation at Home World War, 1939-1945--United States; Transportation; War posters, American; World War II Poster, color, 18.5 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

7. Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana; Africa; Ceremonies; Festivals; Furniture; Chairs; Seat furniture; Akan culture Low chair made of wood with short, straight legs, four stretchers, a straight but slightly angled short back. The top rail of the back rises to a high curve; there are tall brass finials at each end. All...

8. 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,...

9. Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...

10. Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigerian Offertory Bowl with Lid Nigeria; Africa; Bowls (Tableware); Containers; Yoruban culture A decorative bowl carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a kneeling woman holding a lidded bowl in the shape of a rooster. The woman has large breasts and is unclothed. Four rings suggesting...

11. University of Illinois Stock Pavilion, Urbana, Illinois University of Illinois Stock Pavilion, Urbana, Illinois Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Stockyards 1402 with Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana.

12. View Southwest from the First Pylon, Temple of Luxor View Southwest from the First Pylon, Temple of Luxor Temples; Luxor, Egypt Black and white stereograph slide, T 237 from Tour of the World, vol 5 and 6.

13. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

14. 1914 Model T Ford 1914 Model T Ford Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...

15. Ancient Brick Collection Ancient Brick Collection Archaeology; Ur (Extinct City); Iraq; Mesopotamia; Middle East; Cuneiform; Cuneiform inscriptions; Sargon I; Sargon II; Sumarians A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and...

16. I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory I'll carry mine too!; Trucks and tires must last till victory Transportation--Energy conservation--United States; World war II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 22 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

17. Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Won't you give my boy a chance to get home?; Don't travel - unless your trip helps win the war Transportation; Energy Conservation; World War II; War posters, American ; Poster, color, 26.8 x 19.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

18. Incan ceramic vessel in form of a fish Incan ceramic vessel in form of a fish Inca; Incan; Ceramic; Vessel; Peruvian; Fish Ceramic greyware vessel with a mold impressed design and rounded bottom. A spout in the center flares at the top and has four ceramic "spikes" on either end at the base of the spout. The "tail" is bent...

19. Inca clay figure Inca clay figure Incas; Incas--Pottery; Inca art; Pottery--Primitive Painted clay figure. Height 8.5 inches.

20. Commemorative plate showing Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner Commemorative plate showing Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Souvenirs; Memorabilia; Ceramicware; Plate; Home; Image; Dinnerware White plate printed in blue with gold accents, showing Lincoln Home exterior and large flagpole on corner. Large trees surround house. Olive branches form band on outside rim with gold "Illinois" and "1972"...
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