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Sample book of indigo-dyed handwoven textiles with storage box

Medium:
Paper, woven cotton textiles, lacquered paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.9 × 14.9 × 2.5 cm (8 5/8 × 5 7/8 × 1 in)
Type:
Album
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Japan
Date:
Late 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey P. Cunard
Accession Number:
S2018.56a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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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_S2018.56a-b
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Two girls standing, one holding an open book

Artist:
Kitao Shigemasa 北尾重政 (1739 - 1820)  Search this
Medium:
Color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 94.9 × 36.7 cm (37 3/8 × 14 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.108
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_F1898.108

Textile

Medium:
Medium: wool Technique: block printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lincoln Johnson
Accession Number:
1975-85-4-2-a/c
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-85-4-2-a_c

Textile

Medium:
Medium: wool Technique: block printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lincoln Johnson
Accession Number:
1975-85-4-1-a,b
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-85-4-1-a_b

Textile

Medium:
Medium: wool Technique: block printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lincoln Johnson
Accession Number:
1975-85-4-13
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-85-4-13

Cotton Prints Samples

Medium:
Medium: cotton, paper, clothbound covers Technique: printed on plain weave, gauze and twill
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1855
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia Hamill Johnson
Accession Number:
1973-6-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1973-6-2

Cotton Prints Samples

Medium:
Medium: silk, paper, clothbound covers
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1855
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia Hamill Johnson
Accession Number:
1973-6-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1973-6-3

Sample book

Medium:
Medium: paper, cotton printed
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Made in:
France
Date:
1850–60
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia Hamill Johnson
Accession Number:
1973-6-6
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1973-6-6

Project for an Epitaph in High Relief

Designer:
Vincenzo Gajassi, Italian, 1801 - 1861  Search this
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink on paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1850–1860
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-257
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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_1901-39-257

Design for a Lunette

Designer:
Giacomo Casa  Search this
Medium:
Pencil, pen and ink, brush and sepia, watercolor on paper
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1855–1860
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-1296
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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_1901-39-1296

Jeremiah Gurney

Artist:
Jeremiah Gurney, 12 Oct 1812 - 21 Apr 1895  Search this
Sitter:
Jeremiah Gurney, 12 Oct 1812 - 21 Apr 1895  Search this
Medium:
Salted paper print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 41.4 × 35.9 cm (16 5/16 × 14 1/8")
Mount: 46.4 × 35.9 cm (18 1/4 × 14 1/8")
Frame: 80 × 64.7 cm (31 1/2 × 25 1/2")
Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1859
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Male  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Literature\Writer  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Dealer\Art  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer\Daguerreotypist  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Science and Technology\Inventor\Photography  Search this
Jeremiah Gurney: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Jeweler  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Larry J. West
Object number:
S/NPG.2007.71
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2007.71

Pocket Diary

Physical Description:
leather (case material)
cloth (case material)
paper (textblock; note material)
ink (writing material)
graphite (note material)
thread (binding material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 8.5725 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
Book
manuscript
Place diary made:
United States: New York
Place kept:
United States: New York, Lewis
Place found:
United States: California, Valley Center
Date diary made:
1858
Dates entered:
1858-11-16 to 1859-02
1860-03-23 to 1860-09-16
Subject:
Christianity  Search this
Methodism  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Jesse G. Jones
ID Number:
DL.63.0927
Catalog number:
63.0927
Accession number:
245856
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_319388

Bill of sale for four enslaved persons in Charleston, South Carolina

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Robert W. Roper, American, 1800 - 1845  Search this
Stephen F. Clarke, American  Search this
Signed by:
George Lynes, American, 1807 - 1870  Search this
James W. Gray, American, died 1870  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/2 × 8 1/8 in. (34.3 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.1
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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African

Written by:
Olaudah Equiano, 1745 - 1797  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Owned by:
Mary J. West, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 4 1/2 × 1 1/8 in. (17.8 × 11.5 × 2.8 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 × 4 1/2 × 5 in. (17.8 × 11.4 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
books
narratives
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
West Africa, Africa
England, Europe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
West Indies, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1789; republished 1837
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Literature  Search this
Men  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William E. West, Sr. and Family
Object number:
2014.44
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.44
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An Explanatory and Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

Title:
Dictionary owned by the Dennis family
Published by:
Bolles & Williams, American  Search this
Written by:
William Bolles, American, 1800 - 1883  Search this
Subject of:
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, cardboard, and book cloth (textile material)
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 9 3/4 × 7 1/4 × 3 1/8 in. (24.8 × 18.4 × 7.9 cm)
Type:
books
Date:
1845
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communication  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Literature  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number:
2014.273.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.273.6

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Written by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Published by:
Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, American, founded 1835  Search this
Subject of:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Wendell Phillips, American, 1811 - 1884  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 x 4 1/2 x 5 in. (17.8 x 11.4 x 12.7 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 × 5 × 4 7/8 in. (17.8 × 12.7 × 12.4 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 × 5 × 4 1/4 in. (17.8 × 12.7 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1845
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Identity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Men  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elizabeth Cassell
Object number:
2011.43.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.43.1
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School copy book used by Hannah Amelia Lyons

Printed by:
Philip Price Jr., American  Search this
Used by:
Hannah Amelia Lyons, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, string
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 x 8 in. (33 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
workbooks
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1830-1836
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Education  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Hope Evans Boyd
Object number:
2012.124.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.124.2
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William Henry Seward

Artist:
Charles DeForest Fredricks, 11 Dec 1823 - 25 May 1894  Search this
Sitter:
William Henry Seward, 16 May 1801 - 15 Oct 1872  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 9.2 × 5.6 cm (3 5/8 × 2 3/16")
Mount: 10.3 × 6.4 cm (4 1/16 × 2 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1861
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
William Henry Seward: Male  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
William Henry Seward: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. F.B. Wilde
Object number:
S/NPG.83.284.40
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.83.284.40

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