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- n. A work of art or drama which evokes a particular historical era
- n. A work which evokes the era in which it was produced, but may not have any other especial features
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- n. any work of art whose special value lies in its evocation of a historical period
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One difficulty was not having the sketches of the Vatican Museum's period piece with me, but I'm not that daft.