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The Needles
The Inspiration of Our Fathers
A view of Lake Tahoe while hiking in California.
My first caribbean sunrise
Man posing with the A-maze-ing Laughter bronze sculpture in Vancouver, BC
All life on the reef
Swimming in Papallacta
Clown in the blue
A man shares his bread with a pigeon. Kiev, Euromaidan.
face to face
Lateral posing
A genuine Teddy Roosevelt bear circa 1903
 Lower Manhattan Fire Escape
A girl and a golden playing on the Yellowstone River
love bird in fog
portrait of nudibranch
A Painterly Palette at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch
Gold pigmy
green vison
Caleidoscope in the Blue
Thinking of the past...
underwater life
A Father's Safety
12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A genuine Teddy Roosevelt bear circa 1903

Hand made by Morris and Rose Michtom of Brooklyn, New York. Created to honor President Theodore Roosevelt. Made of the finest materials of the time. The Michtom's made so few of these original Teddy's that they were lost in time. The Michtom's created this first style teddy bear to stand upright and to have a full open mouth that smiled. This old bear of mine is in all original condition. Golden mohair, fully jointed, very stiff body parts, flat feet. He is the most rarest teddy bear in the world. He belongs in the Smithsonian Institute.

TAGS: America, Antique, Art, California, History, Icon, United States

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Dublin, California, United States of America
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© Robert Csech.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2012
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 4, 2014, noon
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Camera Model: DSC-S500
Focal Length: 5.4mm
Shutter Speed: 1/20
Aperture: f2.8
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PHOTO LOCATION Dublin, , California, United States of America