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{
  "count": 11, 
  "docs": [
    {
      "@context": {
        "@vocab": "http://purl.org/dc/terms/", 
        "LCSH": "http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects", 
        "aggregatedDigitalResource": "dpla:aggregatedDigitalResource", 
        "begin": {
          "@id": "dpla:dateRangeStart", 
          "@type": "xsd:date"
        }, 
        "collection": "dpla:aggregation", 
        "coordinates": "dpla:coordinates", 
        "dataProvider": "edm:dataProvider", 
        "dpla": "http://dp.la/terms/", 
        "edm": "http://www.europeana.eu/schemas/edm/", 
        "end": {
          "@id": "dpla:dateRangeEnd", 
          "@type": "xsd:date"
        }, 
        "hasView": "edm:hasView", 
        "isShownAt": "edm:isShownAt", 
        "name": "xsd:string", 
        "object": "edm:object", 
        "originalRecord": "dpla:originalRecord", 
        "provider": "edm:provider", 
        "sourceResource": "edm:sourceResource", 
        "state": "dpla:state", 
        "stateLocatedIn": "dpla:stateLocatedIn"
      }, 
      "@id": "http://dp.la/api/items/2709fce6f5fd80225fef5083c86d4bac", 
      "_id": "virginia--uva-lib:1042454", 
      "_rev": "1-d7cf9de9b01e3856fcac1a6590f426db", 
      "collection": {
        "@id": "http://dp.la/api/collections/virginia--744806"
      }, 
      "dataProvider": "Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.", 
      "hasView": {
        "@id:": "http://fedoraproxy.lib.virginia.edu/fedora/objects/uva-lib:1042454/methods/djatoka:StaticSDef/getStaticImage", 
        "rights": [
          "For more information about the use of this material, please go to http://search.lib.virginia.edu/terms."
        ]
      }, 
      "id": "2709fce6f5fd80225fef5083c86d4bac", 
      "ingestDate": "2013-03-27T12:55:23.353010", 
      "ingestType": "item", 
      "isShownAt": "http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:1042454", 
      "object": "http://fedoraproxy.lib.virginia.edu/fedora/objects/uva-lib:1042454/methods/djatoka:StaticSDef/getThumbnail", 
      "originalRecord": {
        ...
      }, 
      "provider": {
        "@id": "http://dp.la/api/contributor/virginia", 
        "name": "University of Virginia Library"
      }, 
      "score": 1.0898182, 
      "sourceResource": {
        "creator": "Rufus W., Holsinger, 1866-1930", 
        "date": {
          "begin": "1914-08-25", 
          "displayDate": "1914-08-25", 
          "end": "1914-08-25"
        }, 
        "description": "Plate is in good condition.", 
        "extent": "5x7", 
        "format": [
          "Glass negatives"
        ], 
        "identifier": "uva-lib:1042454", 
        "language": {
          "name": "eng"
        }, 
        "rights": [
          "For more information about the use of this material, please go to http://search.lib.virginia.edu/terms."
        ], 
        "subject": [
          {
            "name": "Photography"
          }, 
          {
            "name": "Portraits"
          }, 
          {
            "name": "Costumes and clothes"
          }, 
          {
            "name": "Yodeling"
          }, 
          {
            "name": "Holsinger Studio (Charlottesville, Va.)"
          }
        ], 
        "title": "Alpine Yodellers Tyrolean", 
        "type": "image"
      }
    }
  ], 
  "facets": [], 
  "limit": 1, 
  "start": 0
}