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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.

    The Vatican Rip


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