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Jul 6

Bodhisattva in our garden.

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Jul 5
Sheep are the most common decorative theme at Glencairn—inside and out.

Sheep are the most common decorative theme at Glencairn—inside and out.

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Jul 5
Jennie’s Diner, Ronks, Pennsylvania

Jennie’s Diner, Ronks, Pennsylvania

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Self portrait of the architect Horace Trumbauer, at entrance to Chelten House, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

Self portrait of the architect Horace Trumbauer, at entrance to Chelten House, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

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Selfie at Grounds for Sculpture

Selfie at Grounds for Sculpture

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Jun 8

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Embracing the Sacred: The Story of Glencairn Museum

This 30-minute, award-winning documentary film, “Embracing the Sacred: The Story of Glencairn Museum,” features spectacular aerial photography of Glencairn, Cairnwood, and Bryn Athyn Cathedral, rare archival footage, and historic photographs.

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Something for ‪#‎SelfieSunday‬. This clay figurine of a female musician in Glencairn’s Asian Gallery dates to 7th-century China (early Tang Dynasty). Food, articles of daily life, and ceramic representations of people were often included in tombs, along with anything else considered necessary for the afterlife.
http://www.glencairnmuseum.org/hours-and-tours/

Something for ‪#‎SelfieSunday‬. This clay figurine of a female musician in Glencairn’s Asian Gallery dates to 7th-century China (early Tang Dynasty). Food, articles of daily life, and ceramic representations of people were often included in tombs, along with anything else considered necessary for the afterlife.

http://www.glencairnmuseum.org/hours-and-tours/

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A corner of the Great Hall of Glencairn Museum

A corner of the Great Hall of Glencairn Museum

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Abandoned Pullman baggage car on an abandoned stretch of track in Lambertville, New Jersey

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Door to the north porch in the great hall of Glencairn Museum.

Door to the north porch in the great hall of Glencairn Museum.

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Osiris or Pharaoh

Osiris or Pharaoh

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"Benny" the eagle

"Benny" the eagle

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German Christmas pyramid in the shape of a Christmas tree, shot using a slow shutter speed. This pyramid is 39.4” tall, hand crafted by Christian Ulbricht.

German Christmas pyramid in the shape of a Christmas tree, shot using a slow shutter speed. This pyramid is 39.4” tall, hand crafted by Christian Ulbricht.

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