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museum piece

an object of sufficient age or interest to be kept in a museum
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95) packs well over 300 color photos of dining services, vases and more created by the Meissen porcelain manufactory, displaying pieces from rare, early 19th century museum pieces to 19th century easily-found plates.
Name the BBC2 programme that allows viewers to vote for their favourite museum pieces.
It is vitally important that we preserve them for the future, not as museum pieces, but as working buildings with a valuable contribution to make to the city's business life.
They made many British cars of the 30s look like museum pieces and still cause a stir today.
However, ongoing research by Tanya Khijniak of the Winogradsky Institute of Microbiology in Moscow and her colleagues is showing that microbial deterioration may be striking even the most-protected museum pieces.
Meticulously restored and cared for, these buildings are not simply museum pieces but are used as spaces to indulge his other typically Japanese hobbies: tea ceremonies, calligraphy and meditation.
These are no museum pieces, however, as they are used by San Franciscans on a daily basis to ride along their regenerated dock area, known as the Embarcadero.
I have often felt that the photographer portraying works of art and museum pieces goes unrecognized.
Further, his handcrafted boomerangs are so beautiful that they are museum pieces.
It makes less ambitious remakes such as ``The Amityville Horror'' look about as exciting as museum pieces.
For their printing machines are living, working museum pieces.
Back in 1962, a Reader's Digest article foretold a future where, by the year 2002, transport trucks would be museum pieces and the world traveled at blindingly fast speeds in, among other things, pneumatic-powered transports.

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