Objects and still lifes can tell a story all their own. The New York Times helped prove this by summing up the history of New York in 50 objects. Among our favorites: the Greek coffee cup, Tonight Show audio track, and the Boom Box. This concept is based on a BBC radio series from the British Museum, “A History of the World in 100 Objects”. While the NYT‘s version may be slightly less ambitious, it is certainly no less interesting.
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The only thing we would add: a recording of the Law & Order “dun-dun”. Press the button below to hear it. Then, press it again for your friends. Repeatedly.
Ok. That’s enough.