What do we preserve?

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(1) artefacts from the tank (2) re-enactment of the scene

(1) artefacts from the tank
(2) re-enactment of the scene

Following one of the grains, I question what do we preserve? In the case of the Tank Man incident at the Tiananmen Protests, do we preserve the thingliness (1) or do we preserve the essence (2)?

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