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Bridging Time Through Letters: Insights into Everyday Life in the 1800s Written by Graduate Research Assistant Madison Fogle It can […]

Exploring the Empire’s Currency and Modern Parallels Written by Graduate Research Assistant Madison Fogle   When was the last time […]

Fax machines, now almost obsolete in today’s office culture, have a fairly uninspiring history with two notable exceptions: Napoleon used […]

The Star, 1918, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (American, 1880–1980), Bronze, Bequest of Frederick T. and Valerie K. L. Bonham, 1958.5.119.

Hugh Lawson McClung (1839-1862), 1860, Knaffl & Bros. Photography, Cabinet card, Bequest of Judge John Webb Green and Ellen McClung […]

Roman Imperial Coin of Galeria Valeria, 305-311 CE, Bronze, Gift of Arthur G. and Roswitha Haas, 2015.7.108. The reverse of […]

Untitled (Japanese Woman in Winter Dress), c. 1880, Unknown creator, Hand-tinted albumen print, Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Dempster, 1979.4.1.38. In […]

Hoarfrost on Birches, c. 1905, Geoffrey Roland Ballance (British, 1874-1934), Photograph, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bailey Audigier, 1934.1.AU.518. Geoffrey […]

Snow Lark Bunting, Plate 15, 1840-1844, John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), Lithograph, from Birds of America first octavo edition, Philadelphia, […]

Santa Milk Pitcher, c. 1910, Royal Bayreuth, Tettau, Germany, Porcelain, Gift of Nella C. Moss, 1936.4.625. The museum’s pitcher collection […]