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Potatoes

Artist:
Frank McClure, born Lafayette, IN 1896-died Washington, DC 1979  Search this
Medium:
ink
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Still life\vegetable\potato  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.398
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.398

Sweet Potatoes and White Potatoes

Collection Creator:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
1927
Scope and Contents:
Piles of sweet potatoes and white potatoes covered with dirt, for storage in Millsboro, Delaware.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.

Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick Johnson photograph collection, Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.038, Item N14766
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Frederick Johnson photograph collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-038-ref548

Digging Potatoes

Maker:
Hussey, Walter J.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
glass negative
photograph
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Mount Pleasant
Date made:
1885-1910
Credit Line:
Gift from Richard S. Hussey
ID Number:
2010.0080.42
Accession number:
2010.0080
Catalog number:
2010.0080.42
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Walter J. Hussey Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1390137

Dried Frozen Potatoes

Donor Name:
Dr. Dillman S. Bullock  Search this
Culture:
Quechua  Search this
Object Type:
Potato
Place:
Bolivia, South America
Accession Date:
1923-Aug-25
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
070458
USNM Number:
E325320-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8394273
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Wax Model Potatoes

Donor Name:
National Historical Museum Taipei  Search this
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Object Type:
Model Food
Place:
China, Asia
Accession Date:
1962-Nov-02
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242415
USNM Number:
E400214-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8428927
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Woman Cooking Potatoes

Photographer:
Percy Sandy (Percy Tsitete Sandy/Kai-Sa [Red Moon]), A:shiwi (Zuni), 1918-1974 and Tewa Enterprises, 1951-  Search this
Culture/People:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Percy Sandy (Percy Tsitete Sandy/Kai-Sa [Red Moon]), A:shiwi (Zuni), 1918-1974 and Tewa Enterprises, 1951-  Search this
Title:
Woman Cooking Potatoes
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Silkscreen printed
Dimensions:
16 x 19.2 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1960
Catalog Number:
25/1147
Barcode:
251147.000
See related items:
A:shiwi (Zuni)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_266996
Additional Online Media:

Potatoes with Dill

Author:
Waters, Alice  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 cm x 23 cm; 11 13/16 in x 9 1/16 in
Object Name:
print
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: California, Berkeley
Date made:
1968-1970
ID Number:
2016.0085.21
Accession number:
2016.0085
Catalog number:
2016.0085.21
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1808567

Sweet Potatoes in Space

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 18 Feb 2009 20:18:29 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_65b69657d41a9ce5574f4dbb9687559b

Man Selling Potatoes

Creator:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents:
Man Selling Potatoes, 1948. Photographic image of a man selling potatoes to a boy. The boy is reaching to give the man money for the potato as the man is giving him the potato. There is another boy standing nearby. In the background there is a horse and brick township settlements, located on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.
In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of the city, where Black South Africans lived, such as Sophiatown, Pimville, and Newclare. A second series of images focuses on Father Huddleston's work in Sophiatown. In 1948-1949, in the early days of apartheid, Stuart documented the building of the South Western townships (Soweto) and the way Africans adjusted to this new environment.
There is one 8x10 black and white vintage print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA also produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.
Local Note:
Original Constance Stuart Larrabee Number: 36-88
Contact Sheet Number: 332089-12
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Insituation.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-061695
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref2197

Man Selling Potatoes

Creator:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents:
Man Selling Potatoes, 1948. Photographic image of a man selling potatoes to a boy. The boy is reaching out to take the potato the man is giving him. There is another boy standing nearby. In the background there is a horse and brick township settlements, located on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.
In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of the city, where Black South Africans lived, such as Sophiatown, Pimville, and Newclare. A second series of images focuses on Father Huddleston's work in Sophiatown. In 1948-1949, in the early days of apartheid, Stuart documented the building of the South Western townships (Soweto) and the way Africans adjusted to this new environment.
There is one 8x10 black and white vintage print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA also produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.
Local Note:
Original Constance Stuart Larrabee Number: 36-87
Contact Sheet Number: 332089-12
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Insituation.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-061694
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref2196

Woman Selling Potatoes, Johannesburg

Creator:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents:
Woman Selling Potatoes, Johannesburg, 1948. Photographic image of a woman sitting behind a large metal container with a board on top. On top of the board are several potatoes. There is a boy standing next to her holding a paper bag. In the background there is the street scene of Johannesburg: cars, people dressed in work clothes, and small office buildings. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.
In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of the city, where Black South Africans lived, such as Sophiatown, Pimville, and Newclare. A second series of images focuses on Father Huddleston's work in Sophiatown. In 1948-1949, in the early days of apartheid, Stuart documented the building of the South Western townships (Soweto) and the way Africans adjusted to this new environment.
There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.
Local Note:
Original Constance Stuart Larrabee Number: 36-38
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Insituation.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-061646
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref2148

Inviting Writing: Must-Have Potatoes

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:50:16 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d62d986a9e018515aeff7e11dff93eba

Study of Woman Peeling Potatoes

Artist:
Walter Shirlaw, American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909  Search this
Medium:
Graphite with white heightening on light brown paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1875
Accession Number:
1912-16-53
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_1912-16-53

How Potatoes Gave Us Colored Photos

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-08-10T15:30:04.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_mpsWpwpG0_8

Potatoes are OK [color advertisement; tear sheet]

Advertiser:
American Tobacco Company.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (10.7" x 7.4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Tear sheets
Advertisements
Date:
Circa 1930
Scope and Contents:
Illustration of plate with baked potato and butter. Lucky Strike cigarette pack. Text discusses how toasting tobacco gives it more flavor.
Arrangement:
In Series ?, Box 419, Folder ?
Local Numbers:
AC0059-0000187 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
Cigarettes  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tear sheets
Advertisements -- 1930-1940
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref8573

Canto Koald: Herring and Potatoes (#12)

Artist:
Daniel Brush, born Cleveland, OH 1947  Search this
Medium:
colored ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 40 x 59 3/4 in. (101.6 x 151.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Preston Greene
Object number:
1979.143.3
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.143.3

Colorado Potato Beetle

Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US High Plains and Rocky Mountains (ID, MT, ND, SD, WY, CO)  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
North America, United States, Colorado, Otero County
Collection Date:
1914
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae
Scientific Name:
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
USNM Number:
NC20979
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10001924
Additional Online Media:

Field of potatoes, near Ṣaqqārah, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Abu Sir and its surroundings, located between Giza & Saqqarah; site of pyramid & mastaba tombs of several 5th-dynasty (ca. 2465-ca. 2325 BC) kings. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
M 6 EGY 89 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
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:
Agriculture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 11248
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref1944

Field of potatoes, near Ṣaqqārah, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Abu Sir and its surroundings, located between Giza & Saqqarah; site of pyramid & mastaba tombs of several 5th-dynasty (ca. 2465-ca. 2325 BC) kings. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
M 6 EGY 90 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
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:
Agriculture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 11249
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref1945

Field of potatoes, near Ṣaqqārah, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Abu Sir and its surroundings, located between Giza & Saqqarah; site of pyramid & mastaba tombs of several 5th-dynasty (ca. 2465-ca. 2325 BC) kings. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
M 6 EGY 91 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
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:
Agriculture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 11250
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref1946

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