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  • n. Plural form of vitrine.


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  • After all, who can deny the thrill of roaming at one's leisure through a fabled art wonderland, or of reading personal typed and handwritten letters from Adolph Gottlieb and Louise Nevelson, which are presented in vitrines at both the 534 West 25th Street and 34 East 57th Street spaces?

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  • The girls slinked out of the bathroom one by one, andpressed to the wall Mission Impossible styleshuffled past some old-looking glass cabinets called vitrines.

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  • I am also curious about his own perception of the irony of sharks in "vitrines" being displayed in a building dedicated to marine science. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • First, a word about the Windows Gallery: It consists of 13 vitrines, 70 by 80 inches, on the outside of the Kimmel Center—eight on LaGuardia Place and five around the corner on West Third Street.

    Sweetness and Light: Reveling in Simplicity

  • The exhibition snakes through one of the palace's state rooms, with double-sided vitrines that make it possible to take two routes to see these miniature objects at eye-level, without feeling oppressed by the crowds that are sure to flock to this show.

    A Palace's Small Treasures

  • Mr. Tennant, who began collecting butterflies during childhood summers in Cape Cod, said the cases are inspired by vitrines made by hobbyists during the Victorian era.

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  • The galleries are dark, with black walls, black floors and simple, pinpoint-lighted vitrines with no visible frames.

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  • And finally, there are doll houses in vitrines, that are populated with insects.

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  • Related vitrines show the wooden sewing frame, linen cords and threads of traditional hand bookbinding still used by rare book conservators today.

    Four Centuries of Love and Suffering for the Word

  • The exhibition - co-organized by the Walters, the Cleveland Art Museum and the British Museum in London - is sumptuously installed in rooms painted regal red or blue, with the gilded, jeweled and enameled reliquaries spotlit in vitrines so as to glitter as they would under candlelight within the similarly dark setting of a church.

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