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Harem Scene

Manufacturer:
John William Barrett  Search this
Medium:
Gold, enamel
Type:
containers
Decorative Arts
Matchsafe
Object Name:
Matchsafe
Manufactured in:
Birmingham, England
Date:
1903–04
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener
Accession Number:
1982-23-854
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1982-23-854

A Prince with Harem Attendants

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 40.1 x 26.5 cm (15 13/16 x 10 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
early 18th century
Topic:
lute  Search this
India  Search this
prince  Search this
harem  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  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:
S1986.452
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.452

Harem Screen

Donor Name:
Mrs. Grace Burkholder  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Grace Burkholder  Search this
Height:
85.5cm
Length:
100cm
Width:
2cm ca.
Culture:
Arab  Search this
Object Type:
Screen
Place:
Saudi Arabia, Asia
Accession Date:
1989-Oct-01
Collection Date:
1960
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370093
USNM Number:
E432030-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8552206
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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
See more items in:
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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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:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Gallery records  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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Au harem

Creator:
Lehnert & Landrock  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 MR
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Morocco
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Au harem."
Translated caption reads: "The harem."
Series number on recto: "204."
Printed text on verso reads: "Editeurs: L. & L." Logo on verso: "L&L."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MR-20-36
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MR 2012-001-0599
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6306

What Really Went on in the Ottoman Harem?

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-05-29T04:00:00.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_S6b152SSzc8

Ulugh Beg with ladies of his harem and retainers

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 31.7 x 24.1 cm (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Uzbekistan
Date:
1425-1450
Period:
Timurid period
Topic:
court  Search this
Timurid period (1378 - 1506)  Search this
Uzbekistan  Search this
harem  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1946.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1946.26

“In My Harem” Sheet Music

Composer:
Berlin, Irving  Search this
Publisher:
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Music  Search this
ID Number:
1983.0424.154
Accession number:
1983.0424
Catalog number:
1983.0424.154
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670974

Fragment from Maharaja Pratap Singh with ladies of the royal harem

Artist:
Sahiba Ram (ca. 1740-1800)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 46.4 x 44.5 cm (18 1/4 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Date:
1780-1800
Period:
Kachavaha dynasty
Topic:
drinking  Search this
Kachavaha dynasty  Search this
India  Search this
maharaja  Search this
harem  Search this
smoking  Search this
hookah  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1997.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.70

In the Harem [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933  Search this
Uniform title:
Early Photography of Iran  Search this
Subject:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933  Search this
Smith, Myron Bement 1897-1970  Search this
Islamic Archives  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 16.5.3 cm. x 22.7 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Studio portraits
Place:
Asia
Iran
Date:
1880s-1928
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Local number:
58.G.19
[Myron Bement Smith collection. Freer/Sackler Archives, No. A.4.6]
FSA A.4 2.12.Up.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Myron Bement Smith collection 1899-1962
Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.12: Antoin Sevruguin Photographs
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_308581

Dejeuner au Harem au Cairo, [photomechanical print]

Title:
Harem Lunch in Cairo, [photomechanical print]
Artist:
Bridgman, Frederic Arthur 1847-1928  Search this
Photographic firm:
Braun, Clement & Co.  Search this
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyright 1909
Topic:
Figure group--Female  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Cityscape--Egypt--Cairo  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000303
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137397

Harem Scene [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Evergood, Philip 1901-1973  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
ACA Galleries  Search this
Figure group--Female  Search this
Fantasy  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking  Search this
Architecture interior  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0005811
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_135235

Playbill for Hair

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, American, founded 1925  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Burks, American, 1939 - 2008  Search this
Steve Curry  Search this
Ronnie Dyson, American, 1950 - 1990  Search this
Sally Eaton, American, born 1946  Search this
Diane Keaton, American, born 1946  Search this
Barry McGuire, American, born 1935  Search this
Richard Kim Milford, American, 1951 - 1988  Search this
Melba Moore, American, born 1945  Search this
Shelley Plimpton, American, born 1947  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
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_2011.45.39
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Sultan Congoli's harem at Niangara Congo

Photographer:
Venieris, M.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Orientale Province -- Niangara
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Editor M. Venieris, photographer, Khartoum.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-15-31
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Leaders  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0872
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2806

Diary

Collection Author:
Arnold, Cheney & Co.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Moore, Ernst D. (importer, trader)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1908
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish these photographs must be obtained directly from the donor, who retains copyright. See repository for details.
Collection Citation:
Ernst D. Moore Papers, 1888-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ernst D. Moore Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0321-ref610
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Diary

Collection Author:
Arnold, Cheney & Co.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Moore, Ernst D. (importer, trader)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish these photographs must be obtained directly from the donor, who retains copyright. See repository for details.
Collection Citation:
Ernst D. Moore Papers, 1888-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ernst D. Moore Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0321-ref611
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Seal Harem (Including Bull Sikatch) and Cows (Matki) 1890

Collector:
Stanley-Brown, Joseph  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 006 in x 008 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1890
Local number:
NAA INV 01455400
See more items in:
Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_30057

Seated Woman inside a Harem [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933  Search this
Uniform title:
Early Photography of Iran  Search this
Subject:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933  Search this
Smith, Myron Bement 1897-1970  Search this
Islamic Archives  Search this
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; --.- cm. x --.- cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Asia
Iran
Date:
1880-1930
Topic:
Women  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.4 2.12.GN.12.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Myron Bement Smith collection 1899-1962
Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.12: Antoin Sevruguin Photographs
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_309099

Three Women in Costume, Drinking Tea on Oriental Rugs in Courtyard of Harem 1959

Physical description:
1 photoprint 006 in x 004 in mounted on 006 in x 004 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
Local number:
NAA INV 04072900
See more items in:
Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54033
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