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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Mauritshuis TB

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Tuesday, 27 April 2010
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In the hands of EdwardsX5.

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Current GOAL

Take me to other museums with holdings of the Dutch Masters of the 17th century.

Travel bugs seem to regularly disappear from urban caches and at caching events.  Please drop this item in rural or Premium Member Only caches.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts—then the chain and tag won't tangle with other items.  Otherwise, take this bug everywhere—no permission is needed to leave the US. 


About This Item


This bug was logged through a cache we found near our B&B in Amsterdam then brought back to our home in Texas. The keychain pendant bought at the Mauritshuis (pronounced moritz house) Museum in The Hague. It houses the painting of the Girl with Pearl Earring (shown on the other side of the pendant), among other works of the 17th century Dutch Masters. I carried it through the Rijksmuseum, the Rembrandthuis, the Hermitage, Schipol Airport (all in Amsterdam), the cathedral and Frans Hals museum in Haarlem, the old and new cathedrals in Delft, the cathedral and Rubenshuis in Antwerp, and cathedrals in Bruges. It has not been to any museums in the US or others in Europe for that matter.

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Tracking History (8362.4mi) View Map

Discovered It 07/19/2011 EdwardsX5 discovered it   Visit Log

Took it to the North Carolina Museum of Art and took a lot of pictures with it by art from the Dutch Masters, but can't figure out how to post the pics. I'll drop this off when I can find an acceptable cache (i.e. one that fits).

EDIT: Figured out how to upload the pics - enjoy!

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Retrieve It from a Cache 05/06/2011 EdwardsX5 retrieved it from Professor Pat Pending North Carolina   Visit Log

My first travel bug - let's see if we can help it achieve its goal.

Dropped Off 04/13/2011 The Phantom Goat placed it in Professor Pat Pending North Carolina - 25.56 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 04/09/2011 The Phantom Goat retrieved it from Big Box North Carolina   Visit Log

Picked up from Big Box.

Dropped Off 03/17/2011 J&CAnderson placed it in Big Box North Carolina - 3.27 miles  Visit Log

Dropped in Big Box

Retrieve It from a Cache 03/11/2011 J&CAnderson retrieved it from Travel Bug Hotel and Suites: Betwixt the Blues North Carolina   Visit Log

Helping it along it's way!

Dropped Off 02/13/2011 duckrabbit placed it in Travel Bug Hotel and Suites: Betwixt the Blues North Carolina - 181.19 miles  Visit Log

Dropped in Travel Bug Hotel and Suites: Betwixt the Blues

Retrieve It from a Cache 02/12/2011 duckrabbit retrieved it from Cache O'Hana North Carolina   Visit Log

Will move this west.

Dropped Off 01/30/2011 GeoKu placed it in Cache O'Hana North Carolina - 250.3 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 01/08/2011 GeoKu retrieved it from Salute to the Rev. Billy Ray Collins South Carolina   Visit Log

I doubt if my travels will take me to any art museums but I will try to get this tb close to a city with one. Hopefully many cachers will have the pleasure of seeing priceless art first hand.

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