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French prisoner of war journal from World War II titled "La Dernière Heure" ["The Last Hour"]

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.

Dates: 1943 April-July

Lucile West handmade book of poetry and watercolors

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: MS-0851
Abstract

A handmade book of poems accompanied by watercolor landscapes created in 1927 by Lucile West. There is currently no biographical information available on Lucile West or C.S. West, who contributed the watercolor illustrations.

Dates: 1927

Samuel W. Brown poem and watercolor paperwork

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0764
Abstract

This item is a folded paper that opens to reveal a watercolor painting of an iris flower at the center of an eternal knot of love poem by Samuel W. Brown, created approximately in the 1860s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Samuel W. Brown.

Dates: approximately 1860s

Sketchbook depicting Dussehra festival in India

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0728
Abstract Dussehra (also known as Desara or Dasara) is the most famous event of the Chhattisgarh State, historically known as the Bastar region. It is a major Hindu festival celebrating the victory of good over evil in the worship of the goddess Durga, also known as Vijayadashami. This item is a 24-sheet cloth-covered sketchbook of drawings depicting participants in the Bastar Dussehra festival and includes 19 sketches in colored chalks and watercolor, while 9 are in pencil--many with descriptive...
Dates: circa 1900