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    What Makes an Icon? An Exploration from the Profound to the Subjective
    Creation Date: Jan. 6, 2010
    Catalog ID: 2010.6.1.1
    David Nicandri, Director of the Washington State Historical Society and curator for the Icons of Washington History exhibition, describes Depression-era paintings, covered wagons, maps of Washington exploration, and many other artifacts offered for view at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Audio file length: 7:24
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    Through the U.S.A. via Seattle gateway: the very best way
    Creation Date: ca. 1927
    Catalog ID: 1999.8.5
    Call Number: EPH-A/385.063/G798t/1927
    1 v.; ill.; 22.5 cm.; Col. ill. wraps
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    "Washington and Oregon."
    Creation Date: 1853
    Catalog ID: 2008.0.2553.4
    Call Number: MAPB/WT/1853.2
    Polychromatic map of Washington and Oregon, showing territorial and county boundaries in 1853. Originally published as part of Colton Map Atlas, plate no. 53.
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    "Mount Rainier from the south part of Admiralty Inlet"
    Creation Date: 1792
    Catalog ID: 1911.5.4.31
    Illustration published as a plate in the Atlas to Vancouver's Voyages, depicting "Mount Rainier from the south part of Admiralty Inlet," redrawn by William Alexander from a sketch taken on the spot by John Sykes, 1792, published by J. Edwards, London, May 1, 1798. In the foreground is a tall, tepee-like structure with poles commonly used for netting ducks by the Clallam Tribe. A canoe outfitted with a sail, containing four men, is being rowed to the shore, and another canoe is visible in the distance.
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    watercolor
    Creation Date: 1936-1950
    Catalog ID: 1967.137.30
    This is a watercolor and ink painting of a Seattle street scene depicting a silent parade of longshoremen and seamen all wearing brimmed white caps walking for the first anniversay of `Bloody Thursday', the waterfront strike of 1934. By Ronald D. Ginther, 1936-1950.
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    [wine bottle]
    Creation Date: 1987
    Catalog ID: 2004.44.2
    Unopened bottle of muscat canelli wine, produced and bottled by Columbia Winery, Bellevue, WA, BW 56. Grapes from north Yakima Valley; alcohol 10.3% by volume; contains sulfites. Brown (amber color) glass bottle, with flat round base, straight sides, tapering neck, wide band on neck. Gold color covering of plastic type material covers top and part of neck. Affixed to one side is large white label with name of winery and type of wine in gold lettering; remainder of print in black. Small silhouette in gray of a domestic cat (named Muscat) affiliated with the winery. On back is smaller label with information about the wine, the cat, and the winery.
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    [wine bottle]
    Creation Date: 1967
    Catalog ID: 1999.99.30
    Bottle of unopened white oak cabernet sauvignon by Ste. Michelle Vineyards, 1967. Dark green glass bottle with flat round base, curved shoulder, fairly straight neck. Red covering over cork and top of bottle. Manufacturer's marks on base of bottle.
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    [projectile point]
    Creation Date: 9000 BC - 10000 BC
    Catalog ID: 1992.24.19
    This projectile point has an asymmetrical tip which was produced when a large tranchet flake inadverdently removed a portion of the left margin of the tip. Large flake scars are visible on both faces of the point.
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    Johnson's Washington and Oregon
    Creation Date: 1861
    Catalog ID: 1999.0.5
    Call Number: MAPB/WT/OT/1861
    The map depicts the areas of Washington and Oregon Territories in 1861. The basic topography is indicated and territorial boundaries are clearly marked in red. The existing counties are named and shown in varying colors of green, pink, and yellow. The map is most likely one of a series of maps (#53 is imprinted at lower right edge), originally published in an atlas.
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    1897-Skagway Trail-Curtis at road house
    Creation Date: 1897
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.46019
    Call Number: 1943.42.46019
    Asahel Curtis holding camera, Skagway Trail, Alaska, during the Klondike gold rush, 1897