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Peacock, peonies and pine

Medium:
Color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 250.2 x 83.1 cm (98 1/2 x 32 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
peacock  Search this
peony  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.18a-c
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_F1900.18a-c

The stranger's gift : a Christmas and New Year's present / edited by Hermann Bokum

Editor:
Bokum, Hermann 1807-1878  Search this
Printer:
Harris, Samuel (Printer)  Search this
Publisher:
Light and Horton  Search this
Former owner:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana DSI  Search this
Physical description:
103 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustration ; 20 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile literature
Gift books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Date:
1836
19th century
Topic:
Conduct of life  Search this
German Americans  Search this
Children's stories  Search this
Christmas stories  Search this
Call number:
AY11 B65 1836
AY11.S89 1836
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_390598

Washington Irving Letter

Correspondent:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8"x10")
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Correspondence
Place:
Sunnyside (Irvington, N.Y.) -- 1850-1860
Date:
1852-12-27
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Biographical/Historical note:
Major American author.
General:
Original catalog no. 64.160.
Provenance:
Collection donated by W. Wallace McKaig, 1963, September 5.
Restrictions:
Very fragile condition, requires special care. May be viewed only under close staff supervision.
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.
Topic:
Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Christmas -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860  Search this
Books -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1860
Correspondence -- 19th century
Citation:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0084
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Washington Irving Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0084
Additional Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Wm. Bruns]

Company Name:
Wm. Bruns  Search this
Notes content:
Catalog of gifts, picture frames, Christmas cards, American Oleographs, 1882.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Topic:
Collectibles  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Novelties  Search this
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9452
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9452

Tinsel, tumbleweeds, and star-spangled celebrations : holidays on the western frontier from New Year's to Christmas / Sherry Monahan

Title:
Holidays on the western frontier from New Year's to Christmas
Author:
Monahan, Sherry  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Holidays--History  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Cooking, American--Western style  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090884

Forget me not : A Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII / ed. by Frederic Shoberl

Title:
Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII
Author:
Shoberl, Frederic 1775-1853  Search this
Printer:
Davison, Thomas  Search this
Publisher:
Ackermann, Rudolph 1764-1834  Search this
Bookseller:
Lewis (Firm : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 418, [4] p., [14] leaves of plates : ill ; 14 cm
Type:
Books
Gift books
Fiction
Poems
Anthologies
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1828
[1828]
19th century
Topic:
English literature  Search this
Call number:
AY13 .F67 1828
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_930931

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