The following library databases and web sites are good places to look for background on your objects.
These resources help you situate your objects in their historical context.
The following library databases and web sites will help you delve deeper into your objects.
What does the label tell? How might this information be used in your research paper?
Use the following terms to research the context of the blue toad in library databases and web sites listed in the left frame:
Is it possible to compare a 19th century American portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne and the 17th century Chinese container in the shape of a toad?
How are they similar? How are they different?
How do they relate to the concepts of Identity, Style, Function/Symbolism, and Cultural Context?
Can these objects "talk" to each other?
If you're anywhere on campus, clicking on the title link will bring you into the database. If you're off campus, you'll be asked to log in. Your log in is your SSU email/wireless username and password (s+studentID).
If you forgot your password, you can reset it here.
Talk to your librarian!