Another piece of history

August 25, 2006
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Not nearly as old as triceratops horridus, but equally prehistoric to young people today—a typewriter eraser. Remember them? This one was sculpted in painted stainless steel and fiberglass in 1999 by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and it stands in the Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Art.

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