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Ornemens de peinture et de sculpture qui sont dans la galerie d'Apollon au chasteau du Louvre, et dans le grand appartement du roy au Palais des Tuilleries. Dessinez et gravez par les Srs Berain, Chauveau, et Le Moine (Ornaments of Painting and Sculpture That Are in the Gallery of Apollo in the Chasteau du Louvre, and in the Great Apartment of the King in the Tuileries Palace. Designed and Engraved by Sirs Berain, Chauveau and Le Moine)

Designer:
Jean Bérain the Younger, 1674-1726  Search this
François Chauveau, 1613 – 1676  Search this
Jean Le Moine, French  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Book
Object Name:
Book
Made in:
France
Date:
1710
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-222
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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_1921-6-222
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Album of Overdoors....Tiré du cabinet du Monseigneur le Duc de Piquigny...inventé et peint par J. La Joue, gravé par Cochin et Tardieu, à Paris chez La Joue, et la veuve de F. Chereau

Designer:
Jacques de Lajoüe, French, 1687–1761  Search this
Medium:
Bound volume
Type:
ephemera
Bound Volume
Object Name:
Bound Volume
Designed in:
Paris, France
Date:
1690–1760
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-211
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-211
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Print

Designer:
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on laid paper
Type:
figures
Print
Date:
1520
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-24
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-24

Coat of Arms with Lion and Rooster

Artist:
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on white laid paper
Type:
ornament
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1500
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-156
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-156

Panel with a Mascaron

Designer:
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on off-white laid paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Date:
1543
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-44
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-44

A Mask Held by Two Genii

Designer:
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on off-white laid paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Date:
1544
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-54
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-54

Saint Matthias

Artist:
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1545
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-91
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-91

Venus and Cupid Sleeping

Artist:
Gérard de Lairesse, Dutch, 1641–1711  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on white laid paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Netherlands
Date:
ca. 1700
Accession Number:
1957-41-228
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No title

Inventor:
François Boucher, French, 1703–1770  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Book of engravings
Object Name:
Book of engravings
Made in:
France
Date:
1703–70
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-203
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edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-203
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Saint Peter

Artist:
Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500–1550  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1545
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-80
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-80

Mrs. Eben Sutton, Mrs. John G. Holmes, James Dunne, American Art Association: Etchings and Engravings (December 10, 1920)

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 55
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The American Art Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records
American Art Association Records / Series 1: Auctions / 1.2: Auction Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref103

Paintings, Etchings, and Prints

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box BV63
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1887-circa 1917
Scope and Contents:
It includes an incomplete alphabetical index of artists, and is divided into 'Old Stock to Apr. 30, 1912' and 'New Stock, from May 1, 1912.' It includes separate listings for paintings, watercolors, etchings and engravings, and prints. Entries include the sales number, stock number, artist's name, title of work, owner or sale name, price, and date. Many paintings went to H. H. Parke in Feb. 1917.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The American Art Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records
American Art Association Records / Series 4: Inventory and Stock Records / 4.2: Stock Ledgers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref522

"Engravings, Etchings, and Prints"

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1895-circa 1922
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The American Art Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records
American Art Association Records / Series 5: Client Files / 5.2: Client Address Books
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref558

Mrs. Ellen R. Jenkins: Etchings and Engravings (April 6-8, 1920)

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The American Art Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records
American Art Association Records / Series 1: Auctions / 1.2: Auction Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref84

John F. Wahl and Others: Prints, Etchings, Engravings (April 13, 1920)

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The American Art Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records
American Art Association Records / Series 1: Auctions / 1.2: Auction Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref86

Shimm and Thomas Families

Collection Creator:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009  Search this
Container:
Oversize 1
Box 3, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1895-1936
Scope and Content:
Includes will of Philip Nelson, 1850; will of Elias E. Thomas, 1899; wedding invitations; Navy pension voucher for Elias E. Thomas; obituary clippings; and copies of engravings of Horatio and Philip Nelson.
Separated Materials:
Oversize item is housed in OV1, folder 7
Collection Restrictions:
Access to collection requires appointment.
Collection Rights:
This collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection, circa 1750-2009. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charlene Hodges Byrd collection
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-2010-26-ref61

John White Alexander papers

Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Names:
MacDowell Club of New York  Search this
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911  Search this
Alexander, Elizabeth A., d. 1947  Search this
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944  Search this
James McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903  Search this
James, Henry, 1843-1916  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Levy, Florence N. (Florence Nightingale), 1870-1947  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912  Search this
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909  Search this
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894  Search this
Extent:
11.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Awards
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Medals
Date:
1775-1968
bulk 1870-1915
Summary:
The papers of the painter, muralist, and illustrator John White Alexander measure 11.9 linear feet and date from 1775 to 1968, with the bulk of materials dating from 1870 to 1915. Papers document Alexander's artistic career and many connections to figures in the art world through biographical documentation, correspondence (some illustrated), writings, 14 sketchbooks, additonal artwork and loose sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, awards and medals, artifacts, and other records. Also found is a souvenir engraving of a Mark Twain self-portrait.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of the painter, muralist, and illustrator John White Alexander measure 11.9 linear feet and date from 1775 to 1968, with the bulk of materials dating from 1870 to 1915. Papers document Alexander's artistic career and many connections to figures in the art world through biographical documentation, correspondence (some illustrated), writings, 14 sketchbooks, additonal artwork and loose sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, awards and medals, artifacts, and other records. Also found is a souvenir engraving of a Mark Twain self-portrait.

Biographical Information includes multiple essays related to Alexander, his family, and others in his circle. Also found is an extensive oral history of Alexander's wife Elizabeth conducted in 1928. Correspondence includes letters written by Alexander to his family from New York and Europe at the start of his career, and later letters from fellow artists, art world leaders, and portrait sitters of Alexander's. Significant correspondents include Charles Dana Gibson, Florence Levy, Frederick Remington, Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry James, John La Farge, Francis Davis Millet, and Andrew Carnegie. Correspondence includes some small sketches as enclosures and illustrated letters.

Certificates and records related to Alexander's career are found in Associations and Memberships, Legal and Financial Records, and Notes and Writings, which contain documentation of Alexander's paintings and exhibitions. Scattered documentation of Alexander's memberships in various arts association exists for the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy in Rome, the National Academy of Design, the Onteora Club in New York, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany, the Ministère de L'Instruction Publique et des Beaux-Arts, the Union Internationale des Beaux Arts et des Lettres, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notes and Writings include speeches written by Alexander, short stories and essays written by his wife, and articles by various authors about Alexander. Extensive documentation of the planning and construction of the Alexander Memorial Studio by the MacDowell Club is found, along with other awards, medals, and memorial resolutions adopted by arts organizations after Alexander's death.

Artwork includes fourteen sketchbooks with sketches related to Alexander's commercial illustration and cartooning, murals, paintings, and travels. Dozens of loose drawings and sketches are also found, along with two volumes and several dozen loose reproductions of artwork, among which are found fine prints by named printmakers. Many sketches are also interspersed throughout the correspondence. Eight Scrapbooks contain mostly clippings, but also scattered letters, exhbition catalogs, announcements, invitations, and photographs related to Alexander's career between 1877 and 1915. Additional Exhibition Catalogs and later clippings, as well as clippings related to the career of his wife and other subjects, are found in Printed Materials.

Photographs include many portraits of Alexander taken by accomplished photographers such as Zaida Ben-Yusuf, Aimé Dupont, Curtis Bell, Elizabeth Buehrmann, and several signed Miss Huggins, who may have been Estelle Huntington Huggins, a New York painter and photographer. Portraits of others include Alexander's friends William Merritt Chase and Edward Austin Abbey. Also found are photographs of groups, juries, family, friends, and studios in New York, Paris, and New Jersey, and a handful of scenic photographs of Polling, Bavaria, where Alexander had an early studio. A large number of photographs of works of art are found, many with annotations. Among the photographs of murals are a small collection of snapshots of the Carnegie Institute murals in progress. Miscellaneous artifacts include a palette, several printing plates, and an inscribed souvenir engraving of a self-portrait caricature of Mark Twain.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 11 series. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.

Series 1: Biographical Information, circa 1887-1968 (Box 1, OV 23; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1870-1942 (Box 1; 0.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Associations and Memberships, circa 1897-1918 (Box 1; 2 folders)

Series 4: Legal and Financial Records, 1775, 1896-1923 (Box 1; 5 folders)

Series 5: Notes and Writings, circa 1875-1943 (Boxes 1-2; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 6: Awards and Memorials, circa 1870-1944 (Box 2, OV 24; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1875-1915 (Boxes 2-3, 6, 14-16, OV 23; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbooks, circa 1877-1915 (Boxes 17-22; 1.8 linear feet)

Series 9: Printed Materials, circa 1891-1945 (Boxes 3-4, OV 23; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographs, circa 1870-1915 (Boxes 4-8, MGP 1-2, OV 25-43, RD 44-45; 4.2 linear feet)

Series 11: Artifacts, circa 1899-1915 (Box 6, artifact cabinet; 0.4 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
John White Alexander was born in 1856 in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. He was orphaned at age five and taken in by relatives of limited means. When Alexander left school and began working at a telegraph company, the company's vice-president, former civil war Colonel Edward Jay Allen, took an interest in his welfare. Allen became his legal guardian, brought him into the Allen household, and saw that he finished Pittsburgh High School. At eighteen, he moved to New York City and was hired by Harper and Brothers as an office boy in the art department. He was soon promoted to apprentice illustrator under staff artists such as Edwin A. Abbey and Charles Reinhart. During his time at Harpers, Alexander was sent out on assignment to illustrate events such as the Philadelphia Centennial celebration in 1876 and the Pittsburgh Railroad Strike in 1877, which erupted in violence.

Alexander carefully saved money from his illustration work and traveled to Europe in 1877 for further art training. He first enrolled in the Royal Art Academy of Munich, Germany, but soon moved to the village of Polling, where a colony of American artists was at its peak in the late 1870s. Alexander established a painting studio there and stayed for about a year. Despite his absence from the Munich Academy, he won the medal of the drawing class for 1878, the first of many honors. While in Polling, he became acquainted with J. Frank Currier, Frank Duveneck, William Merritt Chase, and other regular visitors to the colony. He later shared a studio and taught a painting class in Florence with Duveneck and traveled to Venice, where he met James Abbott McNeill Whistler.

Alexander returned to New York in 1881 and resumed his commercial artwork for Harpers and Century. Harpers sent him down the Mississippi river to complete a series of sketches. He also began to receive commissions for portraits, and in the 1880s painted Charles Dewitt Bridgman, a daughter of one of the Harper brothers, Parke Godwin, Thurlow Weed, Walt Whitman, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Alexander met his wife Elizabeth, whose maiden name was also Alexander, through her father, James W. Alexander, who was sometimes mistaken for the artist. Elizabeth and John White Alexander married in 1887 and had a son, James, in 1888.

Alexander and his family sailed for France in 1890, where they became a part of the lively literary and artistic scene in Paris at the time. Among their many contacts there were Puvis de Chavannes, Auguste Rodin, and Whistler, who arrived in Paris shortly thereafter. Alexander absorbed the new aesthetic ideas around him such as those of the symbolists and the decorative style of art nouveau. Critics often note how such ideas are reflected in his boldly composed paintings of women from this period, who titles drew attention to the sensual and natural elements of the paintings. His first exhibition in Paris was three paintings at the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts in 1893, and by 1895 he has become a full member of the Société.

Independent and secession artist societies emerged throughout Europe during this period, and Alexander exhibited with several of them, including the Société Nouvelle in Paris, the Munich Secession, and the Vienna Secession. He was also elected an honorary member of the Royal Society of Belgian Artists and the Royal Society of British Painters in London. His exhibited works sold well, and his influence began to be felt back in the United States. Andrew Carnegie and John Beatty of the Carnegie Institute consulted closely with Alexander in the planning and execution of the first Carnegie International Exhibitions. Alexander also became active in supporting younger American artists who wanted to exhibit in Europe, a stance which resulted in his resignation from the Society of American Artists in Paris, which he felt had become a barrier to younger artists. His promotion of American art became an central aspect of his career for the remainder of his life, most visibly through his presidency of the National Academy of Design from 1909 until shortly before his death in 1915. He also served frequently on juries for high-profile exhibitions, and was a trustee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, and the national Institute of Arts and Letters. Around 1912, he helped to form the School Art League in New York, which provided art instruction to high school students.

Alexander returned to the United States nearly every summer while based in Paris, and among his commissioned paintings were murals for the newly-constructed Library of Congress, completed around 1896. In 1901, the Alexanders returned to New York permanently. The demand for portraits continued, and he had his first solo exhibition at the Durand-Ruel Galleries in 1902. Around 1905 he received a commission for murals at the new Carnegie Institute building in Pittsburgh for the astounding sum of $175,000. He created 48 panels there through 1908. During this period, the Alexanders spent summers in Onteora, New York, where Alexander painted his well-known "Sunlight" paintings. There they became friends and collaborators with the actress Maude Adams, with Alexander designing lighting and stage sets, and Elizabeth Alexander designing costumes for Adams' productions such as Peter Pan, the Maid of Orleans, and Chanticleer. The couple became known for their "theatricals" or tableaux, staged at the MacDowell Club and elsewhere, and Elizabeth Alexander continued her design career when her husband died in 1915.

Alexander left several commissions unfinished upon his death at age 59, including murals in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth Alexander held a memorial exhibition at Arden Galleries a few months after his death, and a larger memorial exhibition was held by the Carnegie Institute in 1916. Alexander won dozens of awards for artwork in his lifetime, including the Lippincott Prize at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1899, the Gold Medal of Honor at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900, the Gold Medal at the Panama Pacific Exposition of 1901, and the Medal of the First Class at the Carnegie Institute International Exhibition in 1911. In 1923, the Alexander Memorial Studio was built at the MacDowell colony in New Hampshire to honor his memory.
Provenance:
Papers were donated in 1978 and 1981 by Irina Reed, Alexander's granddaughter and in 2017 by Elizabeth Reed, Alexander's great grandaughter.
Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Rights:
The John White Alexander papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Portrait painting -- 20th century  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Awards
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Medals
Citation:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.alexjohn
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Case, Medal, Exceptional Civilian Service, James H. Doolittle

Materials:
Plastic
Synthetic Fabric
Cardboard
Copper Alloy
Adhesive
Paint
Paper
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 8.4 × 2.7 × 16.8cm (3 5/16 × 1 1/16 × 6 5/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)
Inventory Number:
A19610001001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9029aa1da-7ee8-4b6d-a84f-439a706da824
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610001001

Sextant, Gyro-Stabilized, French, Flueriais

Manufacturer:
A. Hurlimann, Ponthus, & Therrode  Search this
Materials:
Tongs:
Copper Alloy
Screw top box:
Copper Alloy
White Metal Alloy
Unknown Grease
L-Shaped Pieces:
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Paint
Tool with Square Hole:
Copper Alloy
Rectangular Solid Piece:
Copper Alloy
Rectangular Piece with Hole:
Copper Alloy
Natural Thread
Unknown Metal Wire
Solder
Stoppers:
Unknown Plastic or Synthetic Material
Wrappings:
Paper
Dimensions:
3-D (Tongs): 5.1 × 0.3 × 9.8cm (2 × 1/8 × 3 7/8 in.)
3-D (L-Shaped Pieces, Each): 2.5 × 1.3 × 1.4cm (1 × 1/2 × 9/16 in.)
3-D (Screw Top Box, Diameter x Depth): 3 × 1.7cm (1 3/16 × 11/16 in.)
3-D (Tool with Square Hole, Diameter x Length): 1.4 × 4.6cm (9/16 × 1 13/16 in.)
3-D (Rectangular Solid Piece): 4.6 × 0.2 × 2.7cm (1 13/16 × 1/16 × 1 1/16 in.)
3-D (Rectangular Piece, with Hole): 4.6 × 0.6 × 1.6cm (1 13/16 × 1/4 × 5/8 in.)
3-D (Stoppers, Each, Diameter x Height): 1.3 × 1.4cm (1/2 × 9/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19630078001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b168567a-bdcf-4fa1-9a6a-40f6355498d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19630078001
Additional Online Media:

Case, Presentation, Medal, Harry le van Horning Award, Sam D. Heron

Materials:
Wood
Synthetic Fabric
Possible Leather
Steel
Copper Alloy
Paint
Adhesive
Paper
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 12.2 × 2.9 × 12.5cm (4 13/16 × 1 1/8 × 4 15/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Robert V. Kerley
Inventory Number:
A19640658001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9dd6020a6-cf69-4c50-b283-efe54d42f226
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640658001

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