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A Person Overhearing Secret Songs

Description: A figure playing a stringed instrument is in the background while a person hiding in the foreground listens. The style is angular with flat areas of color.
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Date: 1907
Creator: Bokuchitei Kuronbo

Wedding Shoes

Description: Pair of ladies' white heavy satin wedding shoes. Designed with pointed toes, the shoes have a fastening strap across instep with a single domed opalescent/milky white glass button. Across vamp is applied white satin bow with decorative gilt metal rectangular buckle with lobed ends. One buckle missing. Lined in white fabric. Sole of natural brown leather, heel covered in white satin. Medium-height heel with rounded sides and back, curving inwards and then flaring out to base, similar to a Louis heel. Stamped inside shoe in gilt: "C.A. Verner / Pittsburgh" Worn by Bess McChord (1874-1903) at her wedding to Clifford Dunnells, January 1, 1901.
Date: 1901
Creator: C.A. Verner Co. (Pittsburgh, PA)

Woman Holding a Dog

Description: Pastel drawing depicts woman in light pinkish coat and black hat holding a small white dog.
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Date: 1901~
Creator: Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926

Taj Mahal Hotel

Description: The facade of the large hotel is visible with its arched portals, onion cupolas and domes. The hotel sits next to the Arabian Sea.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Chambers, William Isaac

Taj Mahal Hotel

Description: The corner with an onion dome is visible along with sweeping view of portion of the side facades.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Chambers, William Isaac

Shoes

Description: Pair of lady's shoes of brown leather. The shoes, designed with gently pointed toes, are of the Oxford style of brown leather with openwork at sides of instep and with laced closure at instep of 4 holes height. The medium height heels are styled as a modified Cuban or continental heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to base, and slightly curved at front. The heels covered with matching leather. Sole of tan leather, with rubber/composite on heel. Stamped in lining on one shoe: "Arch Rest / Drew / Portsmouth. O." Stamped into lining of shoe: "8 1/2 AAA 75537 / 6003" Stamped on inner sole: "[drawing of arrow] INTERIOR / DREW / [illeg]CK REST" Tooled into inner sole at heel: "SNUG-FITTING / HEEL" Molded into rubber of heel: "Biltrite"
Date: 1908/1910
Creator: Drew Shoe Company (Portsmouth, Ohio)