An Auspicious Tibetan Furniture Piece
– … Perhaps this is associated with the title, Auspicious Symbols, where some of the symbols are more favorable, significant, or lucky than others. The wheel would then represent the core to this favorability and the lucky animals will follow it, while the unlucky will turn away. Moving to the center, left panel there is more imagery of another bird weaving throughout foliage. This bird is aesthetically more beautiful and colorful than the unlucky bird found in the top panel. Its wings are spread wide and its tail is a reflected image of the one on the left, which brings back the theme of repetition and symmetry that is found throughout this piece….
Furniture in Greenbelt
– Furniture in Greenbelt A Sign of the Tough Times A view of the front of a typical housing project in the planned community of Greenbelt. The Greenbelt community was built beginning in 1937 as low income housing for people who were making between $1,200 and $2,000 dollars a year. The houses were built at minimum cost and this means that the rooms are small. Thus special furniture was designed in order to fit into these small houses and to provide sturdy, economical, and good looking furnishings for the new residents….
Two Antique Photographic Processes
– Introduction The purpose of this paper is to compare two antique photographic processes: the Wet Plate Collodion style and the Gelatin Dry Plate. Both of these processes were revolutionary and had a significant impact on the development of modern photography as we know it today. Wet Plate Collodion The Wet Plate Collodion process was invented in 1851 by Frederick Scott Archer in England (Wood). He was a photographer who was working through the 1840s to improve the quality of the calotype process….
Amitav Ghosh’s In an Antique Land
– Book Review: Amitav Ghosh In an Antique Land “The only people for whom we can even begin to imagine properly human, individual, existences are the literate and the consequential, the wazirs and the sultans, the chroniclers, and the priests—the people who had the power to inscribe themselves physically upon time” (Ghosh 17). History is written by the victorious, influential and powerful; however, history has forgotten the people whose voices were seized, those who were illiterate and ineloquent, and most importantly those who were oppressed by the institution of casted societies…. ;
Antique Shaving Mugs
– Shaving during the late 1800 to early 1900 is a complicated task for every man. It is an activity that needs a lot of preparation and materials. Some who have the luxury of time and patience can do the job at home, while others who have the luxury of money choose to spend some at their local barber shop. Shaving mugs are used to hold the hot water used for shaving. Every single man during that period might have owned one at home and another one at their barber shop. With the advent of new inventions for shaving such as the shaving cream, these shaving mugs are displaced and rendered useless…. ;