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Lviv Decorative Arts Museum

a rainy day in downtown Lviv...
a rainy day in downtown Lviv...
...at the Decorative Arts museum
...at the Decorative Arts museum
housed in a great turn-of-the-century building
housed in a great turn-of-the-century building
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634891.RHebrhYE.jpg the guidebook says it was a bank...
the guidebook says it was a bank...
...but it looks like a theatre to us!
...but it looks like a theatre to us!
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the museum holds Ukraine's largest clock collection...
the museum holds Ukraine's largest clock collection...
...one of the best in Europe
...one of the best in Europe
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also, over 4000 European art posters
also, over 4000 European art posters
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the furniture collection includes Hutsul and Zakopane design motifs...
the furniture collection includes Hutsul and Zakopane design motifs...
... from early 20thc. Ukraine...
... from early 20thc. Ukraine...
...as well as Art Nouveau / Secession works from elsewhere in Europe
...as well as Art Nouveau / Secession works from elsewhere in Europe
an early 19th c. etched glass bottle from Ukraine
an early 19th c. etched glass bottle from Ukraine
up another flight of stairs
up another flight of stairs
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634917.IMkzFFXh.jpg part of the collection of musical instruments
part of the collection of musical instruments
(a little tricky to get the shot with the guard watching us)
(a little tricky to get the shot with the guard watching us)
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634921.BjDRs42v.jpg Marla decides she wants to move into the top floor...
Marla decides she wants to move into the top floor...
...but the museum uses it to display contemporary folk art
...but the museum uses it to display contemporary folk art
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still, the views of Prospect Svobody are fabulous
still, the views of Prospect Svobody are fabulous
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634929.AvsfMJRA.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634930.3VdAXFXF.jpg and there's some nice decorative art on the facing building also
and there's some nice decorative art on the facing building also
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f133634932.XjVsNq38.jpg now time to wind our way down and out...
now time to wind our way down and out...
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