In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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botellita en miniatura de una bebida alcohólica
1(portrait/version) en miniatura(terrier/poodle) enano
- A wide range of miniatures like dainty chariots, idols of Lord Ganesha, crystal pens, pen stands, paperweights, ashtrays that were shaped like leaves and a charging bull were some of the items that could be suitable as gift items.
- Weir chose to use miniatures rather than 3D digital models for the ships, and the word is that some of the models, created at Peter Jackson's WETA shop, were up to 25 feet long.
- Herman said proudly that he was among the writers of the Prodeo bulletin published by the boys, while Ardi bragged about his ability to change cement sacks into colorful motorcycle miniatures.
- Residents will adorn the town's entire main street with more than 300 quilts ranging in size from miniatures to queen-sized bed covers.
- The latest collectible craze to hit Hong Kong - and Japan, Singapore and even the U.S. - are colorful plastic miniatures of street-smart punks and mutants created by two local artists.
- A narrow lane in the Ahimsapuram First Street leads to his tiny workplace where he has piled up moving miniatures of automobiles and machines.
- Of course, the crew didn't exactly have the same resources as Clouzot, so two trucks became one, special effects were done with stuff like miniatures and homemade bluescreens, and Alberta farmland stood in for lush exotic jungle.
- At first glance, the portions may appear small, but don't let these miniatures fool you.
- Warhammer is a table top fantasy war-game, which means you get a whole bunch of little miniatures representing dwarves, vampires, unicorns etc, and make them fight each other.
- Rufforth Airfield has been hosting the Yorkshire Air Spectacular, with flying model craft ranging in size from miniatures to monsters with a 25 ft wingspan.
- Lighthouse miniatures are now being produced and offered for sale.
- The same goes for the gulab jaman dessert, deep-fried doughy miniatures bathed in sweet syrup, a little too dense in consistency.
- The display will include ancient millstones, Victorian and Albert period clothing, and the Michael Cowan working miniatures.
- As miniatures of human bodies, dolls have had many meanings.
- Vintage 20Mil preserves lots of photos of miniatures from the 1960s crucible of U.K. war gaming - an era when modern miniatures were developing from toy soldiers.
- Here's where all the technical goodies come in - stunt doubles, location miniatures, long-lens shots - Treu spills it all.
- You can choose from a family bag of Kit Kat chunky miniatures, a family bar of Milky way or Nestle Double Cream Chocolate, all which have been donated by Poundland.
- The strong demand for bicycle and pedicab miniatures enabled Maryanto to repay the loan in full, on time.
- Hazy, speculative figures wander through the evocative landscapes and buildings he creates using miniatures, models, televisions, glass and mirrors.
- Timur, or Tamerlane, modelled himself on Genghiz Khan, and miniatures on the wall depict his ferocious onslaught on Baghdad.
- In spite of the banners' grandiose scale, the colorful, abstracted figures and landscapes featured in the paintings were inspired by Persian and Indian miniatures.
- A garden shed will provide gallery space for a series of miniatures and a copy of Lady Chatterley's lover.
- Rank favors shallow, frontal compositions reminiscent of Japanese woodcuts and Indian miniatures as well as of American folk art.
- The new gallery of British portrait miniatures, including this depiction of Jane Small by Hans Holbein, opens on 2 March.
- In its strictest sense, the word miniature (in manuscripts) refers to paintings in gouache often combined with gold.
- Today he is out of prison and his miniatures are exhibited at New York City's New Museum of Contemporary Art.
- Dimitrova has spent the past year working on her reading of the visual text at the British Library, but in order for the project to move forward, the miniatures need to be filmed before they can be transferred to the final CD-Rom.
- He has not yet advised me to use the earth colours as was done by traditional artists when they painted miniatures.
- They may include a medieval illuminated miniature; the window in the wonderful room at the Topkapi palace in Istanbul.
- For instance, the Jataka tales of Buddhism are depicted in the Ajanta and Ellora frescoes while the biographies of the Mughal emperors, such as the Akbarnama and Jehangirnama, were illuminated by miniatures.
- While the Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures chronicled wars and durbars and musical soirées, Praneet Soi's miniatures are about love and loss, about life in a changing India.
- These rather different kinds of miniatures - although not as well known as the other Mughal paintings - were patronised by Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II of Bijapur during the early days of miniatures.
- Johnson also worked at three-quarter-length and occasionally full-length, as well as painting portrait miniatures in oil on copper.
- Now the whole country is likely to get a glimpse of the table, which is not a font, but fine Parisian relic from the 1850s, bearing 20 hand-painted miniatures from the court of Louis XVI.
- While I'm waiting for my magnifying glass to turn up I shall keep away from painting miniatures.
- The giving, receiving, and wearing of portrait miniatures as part of fashionable social practice is, as we have seen, one aspect of the luxury Archenholz identifies with England.
- A portrait of Barbara Barrett-Lennard, copied from a miniature after Thomas Hudson, is supported by her mourning parents in a portrait by Pompeo Batoni.
- In an age where photography did not exist, unlike artists abroad who soften aristocratic features in oils, Indian painters preferred stylised versions in miniatures.
- That also goes for the work of Gaudi, Persian miniatures, art nouveau and everything else.
- His image has also survived in a few panel paintings, later copies of original portraits, and through representations of the duke and his court in the miniatures of illuminated manuscripts.
- It comprises some twenty paintings, twenty drawings, and three miniatures from numerous public collections and the British Royal Collection at Windsor Castle.
- Most of the miniatures deal with the epics and highlight religious mythology and common folklore.
- During his work on portrait miniatures Reynolds turned to the Victorian paintings that had been given to the museum by John Sheepshanks in 1857 as a core collection of British art.
- Numerous panels, often deliberately aged, and illuminated miniatures or historiated initials, usually on reused leaves from genuine medieval manuscripts, survive and frequently appear on the art market.
- He acquired some portraits, but in the absence of substantial space for a gallery, he appears to have devoted more of his energies to creating a very fine collection of portrait miniatures.
- One example of traditional painting is the Indian miniature.
- Last time I did this was in Somerset, painting standard miniatures for framing.
- He fitted in study of the museum's European portrait miniatures and this would later materialise as a catalogue, handsome but somewhat mangled by the American editing.
- It runs the gamut of art riches over the centuries, stretching to murals, miniatures and manuscripts.
- While I love painting and sketching miniatures, I still have a need for big paintings, bigger the better.
- Other kinds of mementoes were stored in lockets and books: locks of hair, painted miniatures, pressed flowers.
- He examines ancient texts on elephants and the Mughal miniatures.
- In Hilliard's hands, the miniature was far more than a mere reduced version of a panel portrait - but that was thanks to his creative invention.
- The Age of Shakespeare is a Hilliard miniature among the full-length portraits that Frank Kermode has drawn, but that does not diminish its value.
- Albums of Persian miniatures rather than European canvases furnished Ottoman painters with their chief models.
- The manuscript's decoration is lavish: it contains 46 full-page miniatures, painted headpieces and initials, and over a thousand gold letters.
- Laver's second in command, Carl Winter, was a brilliant and witty Australian who was generous with information from his studies of the Constable collection and portrait miniatures, following Basil Long's work on the latter.
- The picture is replicated in two private collections and in a miniature at the Wallace Collection.
- The daguerreotype portrait assumed many of the characteristics of the traditional miniature painted on ivory or enamel.
- I was nervous because these particular scenes were so good, so well-written I could taste the bitterness, taste the defeat in the whiskey miniatures.
- Absinthe was also put up in so-called mignonettes, comparable to the one-drink miniatures from which spirits are dispensed on airplanes today.
- Facilities are excellent, with well-stocked mini-bars that offer bottles of wine, whisky miniatures and even disposable cameras.
- There's a lingering smell of lavender and nice homely touches such as flowers, china tea cups, a bowl of chocolates and whisky miniatures.
- There is a scurrilous rumour that Charlie will welch on his bet by substituting miniatures for the 70 cl bottles he owes.
- The minibar is also reasonably priced 3.70 euros for miniatures, 2.20 for soft drinks.
- It was stacked full of miniature spirits, and mini cans of coke and soft drinks, the same kind of miniatures that you get on airline flights.
- There were some spirits bottles, but just a selection of five or six miniatures where I would expect to see dozens of 70 cl bottles.
- The complimentary mini-bar contained two whisky and two gin miniatures, two beers, soft drinks, and bottled water; on the table top was a basket of fresh fruit.
- You've finished the last of the plonk in the wine rack, you've drunk the miniatures stolen from minibars and found at the bottom of your suitcase.
- Throughout the show, he finds constant excuses to swig Special Brew and bottles of scotch, even using spirits miniatures as puppets in a retelling of Goldilocks.
- We always found ways round it, like nicking miniatures from the plane and putting them in our drinks.
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