Britain's Doris Langley Moore was a pioneering fashion historian whose personal collection of men's and women's clothes became the basis of the Costume Museum, later called the Fashion Museum, in Bath. The museum displays pieces from the 17th century to the present on some 165 mannequins, with highlights including work by British designers like Mary Quant and Alexander McQueen.—L.M.
COME AND TAKE IT cannon - Thought to be the cannon that fired the first shot in the battle for Texas Independence from Mexico on October 2, 1835. This spurred the phrase "Come and Take It!", which became a prominent battle cry, along with "Remember the Alamo" in the fight for Texas independence. It is currently housed in the Gonzales Memorial museum, in Gonzales, Texas.