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Photographic detail

Amongst the material that came to the Temple Anthropology Lab from the now defunct Commercial Museum, is the vase above, from Japan.  This vase also appears, rather faintly, in the upper right hand corner of a Commercial Museum exhibit photograph … Continue reading

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Printed matter

The Japanese tea making models, part of Temple Lab’s Commercial Museum Collection, have recently returned from being exhibited in Tokyo.  While there, the dolls were also conserved by an expert doll maker. Enbutsu Sumiko, Japanese historic preservation scholar and champion … Continue reading

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Objects of travel

Here are more artifacts from the Rose Collection in honor of August, the month of travel and vacations! The nested teacups as well as the carved wooden spoon were acquired by Mrs. Rose herself.  The leather slippers, shown in the … Continue reading

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Student spotlight: Michael McCullough

When considering who could be the first student to showcase in our Student Spotlight feature, Michael McCullough easily came to mind.  Not only has Michael worked in the lab as a work-study student for the last two and a half … Continue reading

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Eitokusai’s dolls in Japan

These dolls or models, part of the lab’s Commercial Museum collection, were made by a well known Japanese craftsman, Eitokusai, during the first quarter of the 2oth century. Model I, shown here, represents two women harvesting tea leaves and is … Continue reading

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