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Bowl with eight trigrams

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 6.9 x 12 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1662-1722
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
bagua  Search this
trigram  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1995.8
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
On View:
Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1995.8

Folio from Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini; recto: Symbol of the Sun; verso: Diagram of the Eclipses of the Sun

Author:
Muhammad al-Qazvini (ca. 1203-1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (recto figure painting): 11.3 × 10.7 cm (4 7/16 × 4 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Topic:
astronomy  Search this
sun  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
eclipse  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1954.35

Folio from Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini; recto: Symbols of Jupiter and Saturn; verso: Diagram for Fixed Stars

Author:
Muhammad al-Qazvini (ca. 1203-1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (recto top figure): 12.3 × 9.5 cm (4 13/16 × 3 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Topic:
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Saturn  Search this
Jupiter  Search this
star  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.37
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
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1954.37
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Folio from a Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini

Author:
Muhammad al-Qazvini (ca. 1203-1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Diam (recto diagram): 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Topic:
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Cassiopeia  Search this
Corona Borealis  Search this
Cygnus  Search this
Hercules  Search this
Perseus  Search this
Lyra  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Diagrams and Schematic Drawings

Collection Creator:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 23-27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from Juliet Kepes Stone or Imre Kepes.
Collection Citation:
Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gyorgy Kepes papers
Gyorgy Kepes papers / Series 11: Photographs / 11.5: Photographs by Subject
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Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kepegyor-ref534

Diagrams

Collection Creator:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 24, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950s-circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from Juliet Kepes Stone or Imre Kepes.
Collection Citation:
Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gyorgy Kepes papers
Gyorgy Kepes papers / Series 11: Photographs / 11.6: Lantern Slides / 11.6.2: By Subject
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kepegyor-ref571

Design Talk: Designing a Better America with Deanna Van Buren

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-01-13T01:51:46.000Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_k25qJNZk0Q8

Quicktake: Tata Nano

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-03-18T13:07:44.000Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
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cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ohz_4LNvr-o

[Trade catalogs from Pick Heaters, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Since 1945 ; http://www.pickheaters.com/  Search this
Company Name:
Pick Heaters, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 2000 trade lit (including case histories, engineering data, diagrams a correspondence) from a company that makes steam injection liquid heating systems for industries, institutions and facilities that require unlimited hot water quickly.
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
West Bend, Wisconsin, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile machinery industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32483
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32483

[Trade catalogs from Joy Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Joy Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Hart Electric (div. located in Bluefield, WV) ; Electrical Products Div. ; Western Precipitation Div. ; see also Trenton Industries Ltd (Trenton, Nova Scotia) and Dominion Coal Co. Ltd. (Sydney, Nova Scotia); Joy Industrial Equipment Co.; Air Power Division (Michigan City, Indiana)  Search this
Notes content:
Shuttle cars for mines ; "Continuous Pillar Mining Systems" ; "Man Trams" ; conveyor chains ; shuttle cars, loaders, and conveyors ; power loading machines ; "Dosco" miners ; rotary blast hole drills for surface mines and quarries ; earth moving machinery. "Joy Axivane" fans for aircraft ventilation ; kitchen ventilation systems ; industrial fans ; mine and tunnel ventilation ; portable air compressors. Underwater electrical connectors ; airport runway lighting connectors. "Holo-Flite" processors, heat exchangers for cooling, heating, cooking, drying & solvent recovery ; air locks and dust valves ; industrial air pollution control equipment ; "Turbulaire" gas scrubbers for dust & fume control ; dust collectors ; emission parameter analyzers. "Joy Air Power" company publication. Blueprints incl. ; reciprocating compressors ; repair parts catalog for air compressor 1974 ; parts list and wiring diagrams for "air-pac" control systems ; compressor operators manual
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
572 pieces; 6 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Candles  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_24534
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_24534

Painting - Velocities and Right Triangles (Galileo)

Referenced:
Galilei, Galileo  Search this
Painter:
Johnson, Crockett  Search this
Physical Description:
masonite (substrate material)
wood (frame material)
metal (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 124.5 cm x 63 cm x 3.8 cm; 49 in x 24 13/16 in x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
painting
Date made:
1972
Credit Line:
Ruth Krauss in memory of Crockett Johnson
ID Number:
1979.1093.64
Catalog number:
1979.1093.64
Accession number:
1979.1093
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Art
Crockett Johnson
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694688
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Oratoriae artis epitoma: uel quae breuibus ad consumatum spectant oratorem: : ex antiquo rhetorum gymnasio, dicendi scribendique breues rationes : nec non et aptus optimo cuique uiro titulus : insuper et perquam facilis memoriae artis modus Iacobi Publicii Florentini lucubratione in lucem editus: foelici numine inchoat

Title:
Oratoriae artis epitoma: vel quae brevibus ad consvmatvm spectant oratorem
Oratoriae artis epitoma, vel quae brevibus ad consumatum spectant oratorem
Artes orandi, epistolandi, memorandi
Author:
Publicio, Giacomo active 15th century  Search this
Author:
Publicio, Giacomo active 15th century Ars epistolaris  Search this
Printer:
Ratdolt, Erhard 1447?-1527 or 1528  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[132] pages : illustrations (woodcuts), diagrams ; 21 cm (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Specimens
Incunabula
Early works
Place:
Italy
Venice
Date:
1485
Topic:
Oratory  Search this
Rhetoric, Ancient  Search this
Letter writing, Latin  Search this
Mnemonics  Search this
Rubrication  Search this
Incunabula  Search this
Call number:
PN4103 .P97 1485
PN4103.P97 1485
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_449003

Warner & Swasey Company

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
Color 35mm Transparency
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
ca. 1966
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Industrial Design Client Work Folder 123
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Industrial_Design_Client_Work__Folder_123

Oversize 38: Human Factors Male/Female Diagrams, Symbol Sourcebook Posters

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W, Color Printed Material, Graphics
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1960, 1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Oversize Folder 038
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Oversize_Folder_038

Engineering, Chemical

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1961-1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 142
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_142

Engineering, Electrical

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material, Drawing
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1967-1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 143
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_143

Meteorology

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
ca. 1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 159
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_159

Botany

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1969-1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 258
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_258

Engineering: Electrical/Electronic 1 of 3

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1965-1966
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 262
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_262

Engineering: Electrical/Electronic - Deleted 3 of 6

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1962-1970
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 267
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_267

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