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Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World 
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Coffee, tea, and chocolate were all the rage in Enlightenment Europe. These fashionable beverages profoundly shaped modes of sociability and patterns of consumption, yet none of the plants required for their preparation was native to the continent: coffee was imported from the Levant, tea from Asia, and chocolate from Mesoamerica. Their introduction to 17th-century Europe revolutionized drinking habits and social customs. It also spurred an insatiable demand for specialized vessels such as hot beverage services and tea canisters, coffee cups and chocolate pots.
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ANTIQUES:  The First Photographic Prints
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COLLECTIBLES:
 
Seeing the World in Almost 3-D
                                  
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ANTIQUE SPOTLIGHT:
 it's a Small World

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Miniature cameras)
                                                                                         

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BACK IN TIMEGeorge Eastman's Camera for the People
                            
 
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