[Robot]

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Photographs of Jan Pienkowski's "Robot," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is black with a robot/electronic design mostly made up of small yellow parts, but also includes orange, purple, pink, blue and green. The title is over the middle in big white letters, with the two O's in "Robot" like eyes. Image 2, heavily detailed pop-up page of a robot wear a red polka dot cap holding a robot baby in one robot hand, and a drink in another. Her robot legs are twisted grey metal. To the left of the mother robot are different shelves ... continued below

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6 photographs: col. ill. ; 6240 x 4160 px.

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Gellner, Megan March 2, 2020.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times, with 11 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photographs of Jan Pienkowski's "Robot," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is black with a robot/electronic design mostly made up of small yellow parts, but also includes orange, purple, pink, blue and green. The title is over the middle in big white letters, with the two O's in "Robot" like eyes. Image 2, heavily detailed pop-up page of a robot wear a red polka dot cap holding a robot baby in one robot hand, and a drink in another. Her robot legs are twisted grey metal. To the left of the mother robot are different shelves filled items in jars. Through a circular window in the top right corner the earth can be seen in dark outer space, and across the bottom of the two pages are the words "miss home cooking -xpect MOM has her hands full with the new." Image 3, closeup of the top of the mom robot pop-up. Image 4, detailed pop-up of a robot from the back blow drying her "hair" in front of a mirror. On the left is a smaller black square robot swinging from the fan. The bottom of the two pages contain the words "How's SIS? Still going out with that Neanderthal." Image 5, top view of "SIS" pop-up. Image 6, closeup of robot blow drying her hair pop-up.

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6 photographs: col. ill. ; 6240 x 4160 px.

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This image was taken to document objects used in the exhibit "the Great Menagerie: The Wonderful World of Pop-up and Movable Books, 1811-1996" which was on display in the Rare Book Room of Willis Library from November 1997 to February 1998.

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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  • March 2, 2020

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  • June 17, 2020, 1:52 p.m.

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  • June 22, 2020, 3:34 p.m.

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Gellner, Megan. [Robot], photograph, March 2, 2020; London. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1703691/: accessed July 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.