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February 11, 2005

clock face with skull in middle and type - Anziet thende
on top and Van den keere on the bottom

Where's Bob

Do you know where university photographer Bob Elbert found this adornment?


University photographer Bob Elbert was scanning the east exterior of Parks Library when he photographed this image. "Van den keere" is the family name of Hendrik (c. 1540-80), a Dutch founder, binder and bookseller in Ghent, Belgium. "Anziet thende" is Old Flemish, believed to translate to "Behold the End." If you have a more accurate translation, contact us at