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Hard Candy

Designer:
Elaine Lustig Cohen, American, 1927–2016  Search this
Client:
New Directions Books, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Author:
Tennessee Williams, American, 1911–1983  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on glossy paper
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Book cover
Object Name:
Book cover
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1959
Credit Line:
Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff
Accession Number:
1993-31-53
Restrictions & Rights:
© Elaine Lustig Cohen
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Twelve Years a Slave

Title:
Solomon in His Plantation Suit
Solomon Northup
Artist:
Nathaniel Orr, 1822 - 1908  Search this
Copy after:
Frederick M. Coffin, 1822 - ?  Search this
Sitter:
Solomon Northup, 10 Jul 1808 - 1863?  Search this
Medium:
Engraved plate in bound volume
Dimensions:
Image: 13 × 8.5 cm (5 1/8 × 3 3/8")
Sheet: 18.9 × 11.3 cm (7 7/16 × 4 7/16")
Book (Closed): 19.7 × 14 × 3.2 cm (7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 1/4")
Book (Open): 19.7 × 27.9 cm (7 3/4 × 11")
Culture:
Solomon Northup: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Book
Date:
1854
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Home Furnishings\Broom  Search this
Container\Barrel  Search this
Book\Frontispiece  Search this
Solomon Northup: Male  Search this
Solomon Northup: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2016.117
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On the Iliad

Designer:
Edward McKnight Kauffer, American, active England, 1890–1954  Search this
Publisher:
Pantheon, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Author:
Rachel Bespaloff, Ukrainian, b. Bulgaria, 1895–1949  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Book cover
Object Name:
Book cover
Made in:
USA
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-1179
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Your World of Tomorrow

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Author:
Gilbert Seldes, American, 1893–1970  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
Exhibitions
Book
Object Name:
Book
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Libraries, T785.B1 Y58 1939
Accession Number:
113.2018.1
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Futurama

Designer:
Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893–1958  Search this
Client:
General Motors, Detroit, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
Exhibitions
Book
Object Name:
Book
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Libraries, T785 K1G32 1939
Accession Number:
113.2018.2
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Psychic Energy: Its Source and Goal

Designer:
Edward McKnight Kauffer, American, active England, 1890–1954  Search this
Publisher:
Pantheon, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Author:
M. Esther Harding, English, 1881–1971  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Book cover
Object Name:
Book cover
Made in:
USA
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-1178
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Page from a printed book

Artist:
Nakano Kigyoku (Japanese, active late 19th century)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Page from a printed book: Yatsuhashi

Artist:
Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信 (1787 - 1832)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.101
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Page from a printed book: Kawasaki and Tenpozan

Artist:
Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信 (1787 - 1832)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.102
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Page from a printed book: Hizen Inasa benten and Mama no irie

Artist:
Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信 (1787 - 1832)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.104
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Page from a printed book: Takinogawa and Oki Takibi no mori

Artist:
Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信 (1787 - 1832)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.105
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Book plate: Hanami party

Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet & image): 21.1 × 30.2 cm (8 5/16 × 11 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-late 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
book plate  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.52
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Page from a printed book: Courtiers and carriage

Artist:
Nakano Kigyoku (Japanese, active late 19th century)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Book illustration (facsimile reproduction): Courtesan

Artist:
Copy after Nishikawa Sukenobu 西川祐信 (1671 - 1751)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.6 × 18.7 cm (10 1/2 × 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid 19th-mid 20th century
Period:
Meiji to Showa era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
courtesan  Search this
Japan  Search this
reproduction  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Book cover

Medium:
Leather over pasteboards
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.2 x 51.1 cm (9 15/16 x 20 1/8 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Egypt or Syria
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Book cover

Medium:
Leather over pasteboards
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 21.7 x 33.8 cm (8 9/16 x 13 5/16 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Egypt or Syria
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Inside of a book cover

Medium:
Paint and leather over paper
Dimensions:
H x W (mounted): 33 x 21.5 cm (13 x 8 7/16 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Doublure of a bookbinding

Medium:
Bookbinding cover; cut leather and multicolored paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 25.8 x 16.6 cm (10 3/16 x 6 9/16 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Iran
Date:
17th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Book cover

Medium:
Gilded leather over pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 30.1 x 53.9 cm (11 7/8 x 21 1/4 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Iran
Date:
16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Bookbinding

Medium:
Leather (remounted on paperboard) Tooled and block-pressed
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.1 x 53.9 cm (11 7/8 x 21 1/4 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Iran
Date:
16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.14.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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