museum piece


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museum piece

an object of sufficient age or interest to be kept in a museum
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Regarding proposals to make the Vetch stand a museum piece, he said, 'It's a wonderful idea.
The glass panels and other museum pieces such as a 1935 palm wood and oxidized brass desk by Eugene Printz and a 7-foot gold inlaid panel created by A.
0rganisations such as the Liverpool Preservation Trust want this city to be preserved in aspic, and become more of a museum piece similar to Beamish in the North East.
But far from it becoming a museum piece, the store has plans for their monster catch.
If this is the machine that you have, then it is a museum piece and still very rare.
Celtic hero Jimmy Johnstone joked that Denis, at 62, did indeed resemble a museum piece.
5m on updating buses, so why did I have to travel home on an ancient, bone-shaking, museum piece double decker on the Whitchurch/Rhiwbina route?
The city council must wake up to the fact that we are a major city, not some historical museum piece, and send these objectors back down south where they can campaign against developments in London.
They want to tur n our city into a museum, but a museum piece in 21st-century Britain will not survive.
It was very much Kent's intent that this not be a museum piece, not a piece of history, but a piece for today and tomorrow,'' he says.
More than 50 years on, one of these houses - erected as a temporary measure and now hailed as a design classic - has become a museum piece at the Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans in Cardiff.
You've seen this sort of nostalgic soap opera on TV, but it's conjured up again here with a lot of style, some wit and a little sex as the filmmakers lovingly recreate a period which seems otherwise to have become purely a museum piece.

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