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 Decade: 1890-1899
On a Journey to Beautiful Countryside

On a Journey to Beautiful Countryside

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Date: 1892
Creator: Menzel, Adolph
Description: The painting depicts a group of merry people, a sleeping child, a man and a woman with binoculars, a man sharing his reading material, a woman gazing out of the window, on a train. The costumes, hats, and furniture are fanciful and colorful.
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Breakfast at the Cafe

Breakfast at the Cafe

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Date: 1894
Creator: Menzel, Adolph
Description: The painting depicts at the far left of the composition a man entering the cafe while a young boy stands on a chair and cleans the window. The painting is mounted on a larger piece of paper creating a wide border.
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Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Date: 1895/1903
Creator: Bentley, John Francis
Description: The general view of the west facade of the cathedral is shown in its urban setting. The strong horizontal stripes are visible and striking against the enormous arched entrance.
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Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Date: 1895/1903
Creator: Bentley, John Francis
Description: The interior of the nave with its painting in the dome behind the altar is visible in this view.
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Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Date: 1895/1903
Creator: Bentley, John Francis
Description: A close view of the west facade portal is shown with its rich sculptural detail and imagery above the lintel.
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Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Date: 1895/1903
Creator: Bentley, John Francis
Description: A close-up of the fenestration and stonework is shown in this view.
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Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Date: 1895/1903
Creator: Bentley, John Francis
Description: A portion of the western facade and of the campanile is visible in this view.
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Churchgate Terminus

Churchgate Terminus

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Date: 1894/1896
Creator: Stevens, Frederick
Description: The facade of the railway station building is mostly visible behind a few trees. The building's style is a compilation of styles from Britain and India.
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Slippers

Slippers

Date: 1890/1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of lady's slippers of brown kid leather with jet beading. Designed with pointed toes, the uppers are of brown kid leather, heavily decorated with radiating patterns of jet beads, over toe, around sides and throughout openwork that decorates throat and sides of shoes. Originally had sewn-in ties across the instep. Lined in black leather. Soles of black leather. High heels are of modified French style, sometimes called "spool" style, with rounded sides and back, flaring to base, and with curved front. There are no marks or labels in the shoes. The brown ribbons in photographs are not original, are to hold the shoe closed in place of original ribbons, now missing.
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Boots

Boots

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 13 holes high. At top of toe box is decorative seaming creating a "V" shape. The low, stacked heels styled as a modified Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering at center then flaring very slightly at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in cream cloth and black leather. Partly illegible retailer's(?) mark stamped inside uppers: "Linkhau... / Memphis Tenn" Handwritten notation inside uppers: "236 6788"
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