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710-03. Brightly colored wooden coffins from Ghana carved as objects capturing essence of the departed (fishing canoe, chicken, bull, crab etc.) in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009

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Fantasy coffins from Ghana shaped as objects (fish, canoe, leopard, chicken, bull, crab etc.) representative of the life of the deceased in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Wooden compartments for coffins in a hearse in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
1921 Rock Falls eight-column carved-panel motorized hearse in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Campbell funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Buick funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Victorian era funeral parlor in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Green funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Black funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
La Salle funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Nebraska 1953 funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Black Campbell funeral coach in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
1951 Superior-Cadillac Landaulet Hearse (funeral coach) in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
1860 German "Glaswagen" funeral coach and 1850 German hearse made by Burkhardt (Wagenbruer) in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Anticipation of death exhibit in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Money Coffin for a gambler(?) in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Coffin for American presidents on display in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Model of ancient Egyptian coffin in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Re-creation of a pope lying in state at St. Peter s Basilica flanked by two members of Swiss Guard at "Celebrating Deaths of Popes" exhibit in National Museum of Funeral History. Houston, Texas, February 8, 2009
Brightly colored orange and red waxcap (Hygrocybe) mushrooms in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, November 23, 2018
Brightly colored vintage Ford cars in Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum near Al-Shahaniya. Doha, Qatar, June 22, 2013
Carved wooden door at 6 Bazarnaya Street. Odessa, Ukraine, July 5, 2009
Wooden staircase in Museum of Political History (Kshesinskaya Mansion). Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 29, 2019
Crab spider on a white flower of bull nettle in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, April 4, 2009
Wooden stairs in Museum of Political History (Kshesinskaya Mansion). Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 25, 2007
Old wooden sculpture on a door in Museum of Political History (Kshesinskaya Mansion). Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 29, 2019
Grave of Sam Houston at west entrance of Oakwood Cemetery showing Sam Houston carved from grey granite on his horse flanked by allegorical figures of Victory and History, view from Avenue I. Huntsville, Texas, December 18, 2008
Decoration of a wooden door in Museum of Political History (Kshesinskaya Mansion). Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2011
Sam Houston gravesite marker at west entrance of Oakwood Cemetery (erected by Pompeo Coppini 4/21/1911, shows carved Sam Houston on his horse flanked by allegorical figures of Victory and History). Huntsville, Texas, December 18, 2008
Lichen with brightly colored and oddly shaped reproductive structures in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, September 28, 2008
Crickets on National Geographic magazines at Museum of Natural History. Washington DC, February 5, 1998.
Carved wood panel with a geometric pattern on display in Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2010
Dry crab in Zoological Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 15, 2013
Wooden art in Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 8, 2009
Hermit crab (Pagurus striatus) in Zoological Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 15, 2013
Head of hermit crab (Pagurus striatus) in Zoological Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 15, 2013
Statue of Three Graces in Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting in Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 10, 2009
Insects show at Museum of Natural History. Washington DC, February 5, 1998.
World War II propaganda posters at Museum of American History. Washington DC, February 4, 1998.
Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting in Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 7, 2013
A portrait of Russian communist leader J. Stalin at Museum of American History. Washington DC, February 4, 1998.
Replicas of ancient art in Gallery of History of Ancient Painting in Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 10, 2009
Sculptures in Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting in Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 7, 2013
Crafted wooden roof in Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 4, 2013
Decorated wooden panel on display in Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar, February 19, 2011
Marble sculptures in Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting in Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 7, 2013
Caterpillar on a leaf in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Wooden sculpture of Luke the Evangelist in Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 4, 2013
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Close-up of Emerald Swallowtail (Papilio Palinurus) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Vintage wooden Ford car in Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum near Al-Shahaniya. Doha, Qatar, February 15, 2014
Blue flower of Lignum Vitae (Gaiac tree, Guaiacum sanctum) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Geometrical pattern of stars and interlaced multisided polygons on a wooden panel on display in Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar, February 12, 2010
Geometrical pattern of stars and interlaced multisided polygons on a wooden panel on display in Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar, February 5, 2011
A bronze likeness of the current American president Bill Clinton at Museum of American History. Washington DC, February 4, 1998.
Sitting butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Butterfly head in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Speckled butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Geometrical pattern of stars and interlaced multi-sided polygons on a wooden panel on display in Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar, February 11, 2011
Beached dhow fishing wooden boat. Al Wakrah, Qatar, January 20, 2012
Wooden dhow fishing boats on a pier in Al Wakra. Qatar, March 16, 2013
Wooden beached dhow fishing boats in Al Wakra Qatar, March 16, 2013
Black and red butterfly on a leaf in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Black and red striped butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Black and orange butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Close-up of a black and red butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Flying Dutchman butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Young chicken of the woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus) on a log on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, August 22, 2020
Butterfly on a flower of tropical milkweed in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Red Peacock Butterfly (Anartia amathea) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Close-up of a feeding Owl Butterfly (Caligo) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Black butterfly with white stripes in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Orange butterfly Dryadula Phaetusa(?) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Close-up of Dryadula Phaetusa(?) butterfly in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Rice Paper Butterfly (Idea leuconoe) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Butterfly on pink Pentas lanceolata flowers in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Close-up of Red Peacock Butterfly (Anartia amathea) in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Butterfly on Pentas lanceolata (Penta starla) flowers in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Owl Butterfly (Caligo) feeding on a rotten star fruit in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Side view of chicken of the woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus) on a log on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, August 22, 2020
Cross section of chicken of the woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus) on a log on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, August 22, 2020
Pore surface of chicken of the woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus) on a log on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, August 22, 2020
Owl Butterfly (Caligo) with dramatic eyespots on the underside of the lower wing in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Dissected chicken of the woods mushroom (Laetiporus sulphureus) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, May 19, 2018
Chicken Oil Company restaurant at 3600 South College Avenue Bryan, Texas, March 16, 2009
Catkin from a tree dropped on a wooden foot bridge in Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Humble (Houston area), Texas, March 14, 2009
Some wooden structure in old fishing village (ghost town) of Al Khuwair west from Lekhwair on northern coast. Qatar, June 6, 2015
Wooden barrack in old fishing village (ghost town) of Al Khuwair west from Lekhwair on northern coast. Qatar, June 6, 2015
Copper colored bolete mushroom Boletus flammans on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Small chicken of the woods mushroom (Laetiporus sulphureus) on a piece of rootten oak wood on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, May 19, 2018
Remains of wooden houses in old fishing village (ghost town) of Al Khuwair west from Lekhwair on northern coast. Qatar, June 6, 2015
Remains of a wooden roof(?) in old fishing village (ghost town) of Al Khuwair west from Lekhwair on northern coast. Qatar, June 6, 2015
Pickled hermit crab (Aniculus anuculus) in Zoological Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 11, 2014
Blue Wave Butterfly (Myscelia cyaniris) with bands of iridescent blue across the upper wing surface in Cockrell Butterfly Center of Houston Museum of Natural Science. Houston, Texas, February 14, 2009
Group of copper colored bolete mushrooms Boletus flammans on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Dissected copper colored bolete mushroom Boletus flammans on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Structure of a wooden roof in old fishing village (ghost town) of Al Ghariyah on north-eastern coast, Ash Shamal area. Qatar, June 13, 2015
Pore surface of a copper colored bolete mushroom Boletus flammans on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Peach-colored fly agaric mushrooms (Amanita persicina) near a small creek on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021

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