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Image of Quilt

Quilt -

This quilt is widely known as the graveyard quilt. The quilt is made of cotton fabrics in shades of brown. The pattern features 8 pointed stars alternating with blocks of brown calico. The center depicts a graveyard surrounded by a picket fence with a trellis with climbing roses. It also has angels in the corner and several coffins. The border of the quilt is another picket fence with more coffins. Walnut hull dyes were used for the brown fabrics. Names of several family members are attached to some of the coffins on small strips of paper.

Image of Disc, Compact - Georges Bizet Carmen

Disc, Compact - Georges Bizet Carmen

This is three disc set of Georges Bizet's "Carmen" by composer Lorin Maazel. The set of three discs and a booklet is still in its original box and is covered in shrink wrap with a black circular sticker that says "TOWER" in white text on the front. The set is house inside a heavy paper sleeve that features a woman with dark hair wearing a red dress located at the center. In the background, there is a group of several women on the left side and a group of men on the right side. The music label, "Erato," in printed in the upper left hand corner in green. The title and artist information is printed on the side and on top of the paper case. The back of the case has a white background and lists th

Image of Videotape - Bizet's Carmen

Videotape - Bizet's Carmen

This is a videotape of George Bizet's "Carmen" starring Julia Migenes-Johnson, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, and Faith Esham. The cassette is still in its original packaging and is covered in a plastic shrink wrap with a black circular sticker that says "TOWER" in white text on the front. The cassette is house inside a heavy paper sleeve that features a red-toned image of an actor and actresses at the top of the cover with a white background at the bottom. There is a couple kissing on the center of the front cover with "BIZET'S / CARMEN" printed below. The film's credits are printed in small red text at the bottom of the cover. The sides of the case have a black background with the name

Image of Print -  "Esculapia Springs, KY." (Sulphur Springs)

Print - "Esculapia Springs, KY." (Sulphur Springs)

This is an illustration from "Collins' Historical Sketches of Kentucky, Cincinnati, 1847" titled, "Esculapia Springs, KY" from a wood engraving. It is printed in black. A small knob in the foreground has small trees. Trees, homes and barns are in the middle ground surrounded by fence rows. A large sloping hill is in the background at the center.