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The Tragic Comedians

Artist:
Walt Kuhn, American, b. Brooklyn, New York, 1877–1949  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
96 X 45 IN. (243.8 X 114.3 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(c. 1916)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2834
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Early American Modernism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2834

Comedians and theatrical performers, miscellaneous

Collection Collector:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Schiffman, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. The scrapbooks in Series 5 are in extremely fragile condition. They cannot be made available for use until they are preserved.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0540-ref70

This Woman Paved the Way for Female Comedians

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-08-24T01:30:06.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt__L6XkV8I2WA

Comedians and theatrical performers, Jackie Mabley

Collection Collector:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Schiffman, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. The scrapbooks in Series 5 are in extremely fragile condition. They cannot be made available for use until they are preserved.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0540-ref72

Comedians and theatrical performers, Pigmeat Markham

Collection Collector:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Schiffman, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. The scrapbooks in Series 5 are in extremely fragile condition. They cannot be made available for use until they are preserved.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0540-ref73

Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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Comedians Discussing Chaos Theory? Only on British TV

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 25 Oct 2010 13:04:11 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bc88fba21e4e341a5b579e9751261262

Comedian George Wallace

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-23T18:59:17.000Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_rmkmiOeAXlE

Comedian's Skirt

Donor Name:
Dr. William C. Sturtevant  Search this
Object Type:
Skirt
Place:
Burma (Myanmar), Asia
Accession Date:
1967-Sep-09
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273786
USNM Number:
E408493-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8438606

Which of These Comedians Should the Portrait Gallery Put on Display?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:53:25 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_79c54a38a20029d8578f1bca4748928c

William E. Burton, Esq., Comedian, from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, December 4, 1858

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Sitter:
William E. Burton  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/4 x 7 in. (19.7 x 17.8 cm) irregular sheet: 15 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (38.6 x 28.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1858
Topic:
Performing arts\other\comedian  Search this
Portrait male\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.153
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.153

Booking cards (A-L)

Collection Collector:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Schiffman, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. The scrapbooks in Series 5 are in extremely fragile condition. They cannot be made available for use until they are preserved.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0540-ref49
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Booking cards (Mc-Z)

Collection Collector:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Schiffman, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. The scrapbooks in Series 5 are in extremely fragile condition. They cannot be made available for use until they are preserved.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0540-ref50
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
de Hauke, César  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L.  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Arenberg  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
MM. Jacques Seligmann & fils  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Gallery records  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Additional Online Media:

Storyteller and Comedian Phyllis Stickney, on her Grandmother

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-23T15:47:13.000Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Q2gp548meq8

Official Duties, Operation Happiness

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1838
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Playbill for Comin' Uptown

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Winter Garden Theatre, American, founded 1911  Search this
Subject of:
Gregory Hines, American, 1946 - 2003  Search this
Larry Marshall  Search this
Robert Jason Jackson, American  Search this
Saundra McClain, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 6 x 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.21
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Severn Darden, actor and comedian at his home on Fountain Avenue, Hollywood, CA, 1966

Maker:
Law, Lisa  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
Photograph
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1966
Date printed:
1998
Subject:
Actors  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
John Paul Mitchell Systems
ID Number:
1998.0139.025
Catalog number:
1998.0139.025
Accession number:
1998.0139
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Popular Entertainment
Lisa Law
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892396

Picard as Morinville, in "Le Vieux Comedian"

After:
Edouard Follet  Search this
Medium:
Engraving, hand colored
Type:
theater
Unknown
Object Name:
Unknown
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1980-32-1817
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1980-32-1817

Comedian Mark Russell Comes to SI

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Russell, Mark 1932-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1984
Topic:
Celebrities and Dignitaries  Search this
Celebrities  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Public television  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Standard number:
84-10778-23
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8896

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