Capture the essence of a particular period in history by selecting a number of artifacts to include in a time capsule.
To guide a survey of a period and develop judgment about the relative importance of its activities and products.
Can be applied to the study of history. Can also be used to enhance the understanding of literature by delving into an historical setting.
Can veer towards a trivial direction by focusing on tangible objects.
Use e-bay to find and price a retroactive collection. This would work for anything during the 19th and 20th centuries.
This Design Pattern was authored by Bernie Dodge