The False Mirror

The False Mirror

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Date: 1928
Creator: Magritte, René, 1898-1967
Description: This surrealistic painting is a close-up view of an eye with the iris composed of a blue sky and clouds.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The Menaced Assassin

The Menaced Assassin

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Date: 1928
Creator: Magritte, René, 1898-1967
Description: The painting portrays a nude woman laying on a bed in a room; a man wearing a suit, holding a club and standing on the left side just outside the room; a man in a suit holding a net standing on the right side just outside the room; a man in a suit standing in front of and to the right of the woman next to a victrola, a suitcase and a chair with an overcoat and hat; and three men looking through a window or doorway from outside into the room with mountains in the background.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1928
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of rust colored felt with folded back brim. Crown encircled in wide brown grosgrain ribbon tied slightly off center in front. Large brown feathers attached at knot on ribbon drape over the crown of the hat and have smaller brown and orange tone feathers and netting at base.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Dress

Dress

Date: 1928
Creator: unknown
Description: Evening dress of orange/tangerine silk chiffon with cut velvet fish scale design in silvery white partly outlined with silver bugle beads. Sleeveless, with round scoop neck, and armholes cut to waist. Straight tubular shape with drop waist, with a swag of pleated self-fabric at left hip, trimmed with five rhinestone medallions. 1" fur trim at hem. Dress has been shortened and fur may have been added at that time. Probably originally 1918-20's style.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Bonnet

Bonnet

Date: 1928
Creator: unknown
Description: Bonnet. High domed cylindrical crown is made of artificial material simulating straw or horsehair in a lose weave forming concentric rings. The crown has applied standing bands of the woven material and has applique of flowers and leaves in various colors of velvet. Tied around base of crown is a pink silk band. The wide oval brim is of the same material as the crown, set so that it is wider side-to-side and narrower from front-to-back. The outer edge of the underside of the brim has a lining of pleated blue silk(?) ribbon. The crown of the hat is lined in pink fabric. No labels.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Hat

Hat

Date: 1922/1928
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of burnt orange/rust colored straw. The domed crown is of finely woven burnt orange/rust colored straw with secondary horizontal bands of slightly larger strands woven into the base material. At its base, the crown curves in, under, down and out, creating a "mushroom" effect, with the main part of the crown as the "cap", and a smaller section of "stalk" below. The oval brim is of the same woven straw, and set off-center to the crown, creating a much wider brim at sides and back, and a smaller brim in front. The edge of the brim is edged in coarl colored silk. The hat is unlined. There are no labels or tags in the hat.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1928

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Pipeline Construction in a Field]

[Pipeline Construction in a Field]

Date: August 7, 1928
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of pipeline installation and construction in a field, August 7th, 1928.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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