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Amputation Saw

Maker:
J. Reyenders & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 34.29 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
saw
surgical instrument
ID Number:
2012.0165.236
Catalog number:
2012.0165.236
Accession number:
2012.0165
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1438736
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surgical set; amputation set

Physical Description:
wood, rosewood (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
fabric, velvet (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements:
forceps: 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 7 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 4.1275 cm x 18.7325 cm
overall: 3 7/8 in x 16 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 42.2275 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
Amputation Set
surgical set
amputation set
Subject:
Surgery  Search this
Credit Line:
Navy Department, Naval Medical School
ID Number:
MG.M-02378
Accession number:
100353
Catalog number:
M-02378
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1055042
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Single amputation of leg, hopping with crutches

Maker:
Muybridge, Eadweard  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
cyanotype
Made at:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1884-1886
ID Number:
PG.003856.0408
Accession number:
98473
Catalog number:
3856.0408
Maker number:
970
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Eadweard Muybridge Cyanotypes
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1855579

Caption Writing Contest #5 – The Truth Behind the Mannequin Amputation

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 13 Aug 2009 13:51:02 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b5ba33ab72f1add07aafc2feaa80d9d2

Double amputation of thighs, boy getting down from chair

Maker:
Muybridge, Eadweard  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
cyanotype
Made at:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1884-1886
ID Number:
PG.003856.0409
Accession number:
98473
Catalog number:
3856.0409
Maker number:
520
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Eadweard Muybridge Cyanotypes
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1855580

R – W

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Mar.–Dec. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, File 4.3.2
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
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A – P

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Mar.–Dec. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, File 4.3.1
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
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[Charles Francis Hall Journal August 1861 to October 1861.]

Author:
Hall, Charles Francis 1821-1871  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 5.4" x 8.3"
Type:
Diaries
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
1861
August 1861 to October 1861
19th century
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Local number:
AC0702-0000008
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment
Request reproduction permission from Archives Center. Probably public domain. Fees for commercial reproduction
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Charles Francis Hall Collection
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379697
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N – V

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Nov. 1866–Feb. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, File 4.2.3
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, d. 1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1874, 1876-1879
Scope and Contents:
Select itemized correspondence:

1874: Johnston, Catherine M.; Sept. 14.

1876: Johnston, C.M.; Sept. 6.

1877: S. Mary; Dec. 23.

1878: [Rogers], Aunt Emily F.; July 25.

1879: [Rogers], Aunt Emily; July 14, July 25, Sept. 11.
Collection Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

Access to the Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4558-ref32
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Private Charles Myer, Amputation of the Right Thigh, from the Photographic Catalogue of the Surgical Section

Artist:
William Bell, born Liverpool, England 1830-died Philadelphia, PA 1910  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Meyer  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (21.6 x 18.1 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1865
Topic:
State of being\illness\wound  Search this
Occupation\military\private  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.18
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.18

Charles Lang Freer's letters to Frank Hecker during foreign travels, 1910-1911

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang 1856-1919  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
283 pages
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
Japan
China
Date:
1910
1910-1911
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.01 02.1Hecker.travel6
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:
Charles Lang Freer Papers, Correspondence
Charles Lang Freer Papers 1856-1919
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_381943
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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 dealers  Search this
Gallery records  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Art  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Renaissance  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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Diary 45

Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Container:
Box 21, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1927 December 25-1928 August 31
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref334
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Mining Journal

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 8 in x 1 5/16 in; 24.765 cm x 20.32 cm x 3.33375 cm
Object Name:
journal
mining journal
Date made:
1897
ID Number:
2016.0140.01
Catalog number:
2016.0140.01
Accession number:
2016.0140
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1807146
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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography

Title:
Random records, vol. 1
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1846
1846-1932
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 1
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063434
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Private G. W. Warrington, Recovery, without Amputation, after Gunshot Fracture of the Right Patella, from the Photographic Catalogue of the Surgical Section

Artist:
William Bell, born Liverpool, England 1830-died Philadelphia, PA 1910  Search this
Sitter:
G.W. Warrington  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.0 x 24.1 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1865
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
History\United States\Civil War  Search this
State of being\illness\wound  Search this
Occupation\military\private  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.21
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.21

An American Surgeon Accidentally Amputated a 600-Year-Old Statue’s Finger

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:18:50 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_984d63d3bfeb8e244cf8e91972d8da32

Vol. 3 (5)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Mar.–Dec. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 3.6
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref25
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Vol. 3 (11)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Aug. 1–Dec. 31, 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 1.6
See more items in:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref8
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