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In Shanghai, a Future of Endless Museum Photo-Ops

In Shanghai, a Future of Endless Museum Photo-Ops

The new private art museums that have opened in Shanghai so frequently (six since last October), all led by a zealous collector with a mission, fall into two categories: those wishing to bring international perspectives to local audiences, and those supporting Chinese art.

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Police in Greece are questioning two women suspected of squirting or dabbing oil on artefacts in at least two museums in a ritual the suspects said was dictated by Bible teachings.

Clues in the Dress: Dating Photographs from Clothing
Wednesday, October 17, 1:30 pm CST
Presented by Presented by Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History, Wisconsin Historical Society
Are you a genealogist with unidentified photographs of your ancestors? Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society, will provide you ways to date those photographs, and possibly figure out which ancestor is being portrayed, by illustrating ways to date the clothing in the images. She will cover men's clothing as portrayed in photographs from the 1840s to the first decade of the 20th century and women's clothing through the 1930s.
Register for Webinar.

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