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Gum Holder

Maker:
Peggy Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 7/8 in x 3.2 cm; 3.81 cm x 3.175 cm x 2.2225 cm x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
Chewing Gum Container
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Date made:
1898
Subject:
Costume  Search this
ID Number:
MC.333749
Catalog number:
333749
Accession number:
303687
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847839

Deep Gouge

Maker:
Spear & Jackson  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Object Name:
Gouge
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
Carl M. Hostrup
ID Number:
MC.327488
Catalog number:
327488
Accession number:
266152
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_653223

saw blade

Maker:
Spear & Jackson  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 66.2 cm; 26 1/16 in
Object Name:
Saw Blade
ID Number:
MC.189838.01
Catalog number:
189838.01
Accession number:
189838
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_654354

Suspension Pantograph in Case by G. Coradi of Zurich Sold by Eugene Dietzgen Company with Stand

Maker:
Coradi, Gottlieb  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (instrument in case): 15.5 cm x 139 cm x 14.5 cm; 6 3/32 in x 54 23/32 in x 5 23/32 in
separate stand: 39 cm x 25.5 cm x 25 cm; 15 11/32 in x 10 1/32 in x 9 27/32 in
Object Name:
Pantograph
Place made:
Switzerland: Zürich, Zurich
Date made:
1910-1930
1910-1928
ca 1942
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service
ID Number:
MA.333875
Accession number:
304213
Catalog number:
333875
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Pantographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904630
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Spear Thrower

Maker:
Charlot, Jean  Search this
Printer:
Kistler, Lynton R.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
c. 1973
ID Number:
GA.23856.20
Catalog number:
23856.20
Accession number:
310726
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_798219

Narrow Escape of General Corcoran and his Aid, Colonel Spear, While Reconnoitering Near Blackwater, VA

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22.8 cm x 23 cm; 9 in x 9 1/16 in
Object Name:
Block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1863
ID Number:
GA.23718.03
Catalog number:
23718.03
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_805197

Black Bass Spearing

Printer:
Currier and Ives  Search this
Currier and Ives  Search this
Physical Description:
lithograph (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
Print
ID Number:
GA.21523.04
Catalog number:
21523.04
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_785195

Putto with spear driving turtles

Original artist:
Raphael  Search this
Maker:
Maestri, Michelangelo  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Intaglio Processes
Subject:
Animals  Search this
Credit Line:
John Cranch Collection, Gift of Charlotte D. Cranch, 1896
ID Number:
GA.08506
Catalog number:
08506
Accession number:
29209
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1020381

Andiron

Physical Description:
brass (upright, legs material)
iron, wrought (billet bar, internal rod material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 15 3/4 in; 51.435 cm x 22.225 cm x 40.005 cm
Object Name:
andiron
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1790-1815
ID Number:
DL.68.0012A
Catalog number:
68.0012A
Accession number:
275671
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_303974

Andiron

Physical Description:
brass (upright, legs material)
iron, wrought (billet bar, internal rod material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 1/4 in x 8 7/8 in x 16 3/8 in; 51.435 cm x 22.5425 cm x 41.5925 cm
Object Name:
andiron
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1790-1815
ID Number:
DL.68.0012B
Catalog number:
68.0012B
Accession number:
275671
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_303975

spear

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Object Name:
Spear
ID Number:
DL.64.0306B
Catalog number:
64.0306B
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Exhibition:
Everyday Life in the American Past
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_304711

Asparagus Tongs

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 4 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 12.065 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
tongs, asparagus
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Place used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
20th century
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift
ID Number:
DL.63.0942
Catalog number:
63.0942
Accession number:
247785
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301169

Chromolithograph entitled "Custer's Last Fight"

Depicted:
Custer, Thomas Ward  Search this
Rain In The Face  Search this
Cooke, William W.  Search this
Yates, George W.  Search this
Reed, Harry Armstrong  Search this
Reily, William Van W.  Search this
Smith, Algernon E.  Search this
Custer, George Armstrong  Search this
Copyright holder:
Busch, Adolphus  Search this
Commissioned by:
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Incorporated  Search this
Originator:
Adams, Cassily  Search this
Maker:
Milwaukee Lithographic & Engraving Company  Search this
Artist:
Becker, F. Otto  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 24 in x 38 in; 60.96 cm x 96.52 cm
Object Name:
Chromolithograph
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Depicted:
United States: Montana, Little Bighorn
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Battle Scenes  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Horses  Search this
Horseback Riding  Search this
Indians  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Theater  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
Chronology: 1870-1879  Search this
Settlement  Search this
West  Search this
Related event:
Battle of the Little Bighorn  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2600
Catalog number:
60.2600
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_326129

Snuffers

Physical Description:
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 7 in x 2 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 17.78 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
snuffers
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
Place used:
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Date made:
mid 19th century
1860 - 1910
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Helen P. Mulliken
ID Number:
DL.60.0975A
Catalog number:
60.0975A
Accession number:
229362
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_306495

Andiron

Physical Description:
iron, wrought (upright, billet bar material)
brass (finial material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 1/2 in x 10 1/8 in x 15 3/4 in; 54.61 cm x 25.7175 cm x 40.005 cm
Object Name:
andiron
Place made:
United States
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1785-1825
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
DL.388202B
Catalog number:
388202B
Accession number:
182022
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1458784

Andiron

Physical Description:
iron, wrought (upright, billet bar material)
brass (finial material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 54.2925 cm x 26.035 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
Andiron
andiron
Place made:
United States
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1785-1825
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
DL.388202A
Catalog number:
388202A
Accession number:
182022
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_303744

Surveyor's Chain Winder

Physical Description:
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 5/8 in x 22 3/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 21.9075 cm x 56.8325 cm x 21.2725 cm
Object Name:
winder, surveyor's chain
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1760-1840
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
DL.388995
Catalog number:
388995
Accession number:
182022
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_318632

Snuffers

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
candle snuffer: 17 cm x 5.7 cm; 6 11/16 in x 2 1/4 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 16.8275 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Snuffers and Tray
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Date made:
ca 1795
Credit Line:
Estate of Arthur Michael
ID Number:
DL.383487
Catalog number:
383487
Accession number:
162866
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_303406
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Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, mid 19th Century

Physical Description:
scrimshaw (overall production method/technique)
tooth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 11/16 in; 14.478 cm
Object Name:
tooth, whale
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Date made:
mid 19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederic A. Delano
ID Number:
DL.374485
Catalog number:
374485
Accession number:
136263
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Art
Transportation
Scrimshaw
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309389
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Pocket Fruit Knife

Physical Description:
silver (blades material)
nickel silver (scales material)
steel (backsprings, liners material)
Measurements:
knife: 7.4 cm; 2 15/16 in
Object Name:
Knife
knife, folding
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1910 - 1930
ID Number:
DL.200122.1745
Catalog number:
200122.1745
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_315964

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