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Mythology

Designer:
Teresa Kilham, American  Search this
Maker:
Imperial Wallcoverings Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Machine-printed paper
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Object Name:
Sidewall
Made in:
Glens Falls, New York, USA
Date:
1938
Credit Line:
Gift of Teresa Kilham
Accession Number:
1939-5-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1939-5-1
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Copies by Swan of drawings by Haida Indians of mythological animals, some dated 1873

Creator:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Extent:
9 pages
1 item (proofsheet )
Culture:
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Drawings
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3987
Topic:
Folklore -- Haida  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 3987, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3987
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3987
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Chippewa Mythology

Creator:
Bottineau, Jno. B. (John B.)  Search this
Extent:
8 pages
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
April, 1878
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3605
Topic:
Folklore -- Chippewa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3605, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3605
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3605

Notes on Quapaw mythology

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 41A, Item 275
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: The Star Sisters, Red Sorcerer, and Grasshopper's adventures.
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref380

Notes on Quapaw mythology

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
1 page
Culture:
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Topic:
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 4800: (3.2.4) [275]
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James O. Dorsey Papers
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_85740
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MS 3791 Luiseno mythology

Creator:
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages
Culture:
Mission Indians  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
after 1907
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript on Mythology, cosmogony of the Luisenos, baptismal ceremony, etc. Contains names, mostly untranslated and several phrases in Luiseno.
Biographical / Historical:
Dated after 1907, because Kroeber's classification of Shoshonean (1907) is infered on page 5.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3791
Local Note:
typescript document
Topic:
Folklore -- Mission  Search this
Names -- Mission  Search this
Cosmology -- Mission Indians  Search this
Ceremonies -- Mission Indians  Search this
Luiseno  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3791, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3791
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3791

Nanibozhu in Siouan Mythology 1892

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Physical description:
20 pages
Culture:
Siouan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892
Topic:
Siouan Indians  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 4800: (3.0) [40]
See more items in:
James O. Dorsey Papers
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_85507
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MS 3438 Manuscript on Mythology

Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1856
Scope and Contents:
Begins with page 126 and ends with number 244. Also letter transmitting this report, referring to the paper as "a report answering the Inquiries of Mr Schoolcraft."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3438
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3438, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3438
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3438

Mythology and the Raw Milk Movement

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 09 May 2012 16:50:11 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_889efb6a00460e5ceae7433fef5c8be7

Shinto, or the mythology of the Japanese

Author:
Hitchcock, Romyn  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1891
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_82228

Mythological Scene

Artist:
Unidentified (Italian)  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
13 x 17 in. (33.0 x 43.2 cm.) oval
Type:
Painting
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Mythology\classical  Search this
Fantasy\dragon  Search this
Figure group\male\nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.149
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.149

Mythological Creatures

Artist:
Francisco Alvarado-Juarez, born Tela, Honduras 1950  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
overall: 70 1/2 x 84 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (179.2 x 215.3 x 8.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1985
Topic:
Mythology  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Fantasy\animal  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Rolando Briseno
Object number:
1992.96A-C
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Francisco Alvarado
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.96A-C

MS 1312 Aryan elements in Indian Mythology

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Omaha Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comparison of four of Grimm's tales with three Omaha myths. The Grimm's stories are in the hand of James Mooney.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1312
Local Note:
manuscript document and typescript document signed
Topic:
Folklore -- Omaha  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1312, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1312
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1312

Kushan Coins Depicting Iconographic Forms Drawn from Greek Mythology [drawing]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Physical description:
1 drawing : 30 cm. x 12.1 cm
Type:
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Date:
1903
1903-1936
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Coins  Search this
Local number:
D-974
FSA A.6 05.0974
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:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 5: Drawings and Maps 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_286170

Mythological Scene

Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy/France
Date:
17th–19th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-185
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-185

Mythological Scene

Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France and Italy
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-308
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-308

Finial (?) of a mythological creature

Medium:
Metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.5 x 9.5 x 5.2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
mythological animal  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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_RLS1997.48.6

Mythological Animal

Donor Name:
Edward W. Nelson  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Cape Vancouver, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1880-Nov
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
80A00050
USNM Number:
E43597-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8462521
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Mythological Gateposts [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003074
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132523

Mythological Gatepost [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Figure group--Male & Child  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003080
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132529

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