Picture frame facts for kids

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Holbein, Hans (der Jüngere) - Hermann Hillebrand de Wedigh (1532)
A picture frame around a painting by Hans Holbein

A picture frame is usually a rectangular or oval shaped object designed to hold, protect and display a painting, drawing, or photograph. Most picture frames are made of wood or metal, and may have a glass cover. Some can be attached to walls, while others can stand up on a flat surface. The frames can almost be works of art themselves.

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