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McAvoy’s Patent Model of a Heat Regulator for Hot Water Apparatus - ca 1869

Inventor:
McAvoy, Hugh L.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 8 in; 32.7025 cm x 18.415 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
patent model, regulator, heat
Associated place:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Patent date:
1869-07-27
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
Heating  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Department of the Interior
ID Number:
MC.251445
Accession number:
48890
Catalog number:
251445
Patent number:
93,104
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Patent Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_849168

Lead Screw from Rowland's Ruling Engine

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 22 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 55.88 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Screw
ruling engine, lead screw
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1882
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Ruling and Dividing Engines  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Department of Physics, Johns Hopkins University
ID Number:
MA.315229
Accession number:
218478
Catalog number:
315229
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1434403

Lead Screw from Rowland's Ruling Engine

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 22 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 55.88 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
screw, ruling engine
screw
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1882
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Ruling and Dividing Engines  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Department of Physics, Johns Hopkins University
ID Number:
MA.315230
Catalog number:
315230
Accession number:
218478
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1434404

Baltimore jobber

Maker:
J.F.W. Dorman  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
chase (missing): 8 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 30.48 cm
overall: 43 in x 58 in x 63 in; 109.22 cm x 147.32 cm x 160.02 cm
Object Name:
Press, Printing
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
circa 1890
Date made:
ca 1890
ID Number:
GA.23260
Catalog number:
GA*23260
Accession number:
291752
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211846

The Naval Engagement between the Merrimac and the Monitor at Hampton Roads/ on the 9th of March 1862

Publisher:
Bohn, C.  Search this
Maker:
E. Sachse and Company  Search this
Original artist:
Worret, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 9 in x 16 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 41.275 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1862
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3265
Catalog number:
60.3265
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325513

Bartholemew Diggins, Medal of Honor Recipient

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 18.415 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Medal of Honor  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
AF.11778.09
Accession number:
51057
Catalog number:
11778.09
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Military
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Portraits
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1437965
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Granite Paver

Physical Description:
granite (overall material)
grey (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 9 in x 6 in; 8.89 cm x 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
paver
ID Number:
2014.3023.01
Catalog number:
2014.3023.01
Nonaccession number:
2014.3023
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1460276

Painting, Black Warrior - City of Melbourne

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
oil on canvas (overall material)
Measurements:
without frame: 25 1/2 in x 39 in; 64.77 cm x 99.06 cm
with frame: 32 1/2 in x 44 in; 82.55 cm x 111.76 cm
Object Name:
painting
painting, oil
Date made:
ca 1853
Subject:
Maritime  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0279.023
Accession number:
2005.0279
Catalog number:
2005.0279.023
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Art
Cigna Maritime Collection
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301916
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Helmet Frontpiece, “Deptford 4”

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
nickel (overall material)
zinc (overall material)
brass (part: letters material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
frontpiece, helmet
Place made:
United States
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.1469
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.1469
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Firefighting Collection
Helmet Frontpieces
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1394882

Songbook of Lyrics, "The Veteran Volunteer Firemen's Song"

Maker:
Bishops Antiques  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 8 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
songbook
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.1932
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.1932
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1399528

Fused collection of nails

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 6 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 15.24 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
nails
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
c.1904
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.2283
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.2283
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405472

Fused collection of screws

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
screws
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
c.1904
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.2284
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.2284
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405473

1 2/3 Dollars, Maryland, 1775

Maker:
Maryland  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 11.5 cm x .01 cm; 2 3/8 in x 4 17/32 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place Made:
United States: Maryland
Date made:
1775
Related Publication:
Zoomable Image and Details
Glossary of Coins and Currency Terms
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/coins/glossary.cfm
ID Number:
2005.0142.01
Accession number:
2005.0142
Catalog number:
2005.0142.01
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Legendary Coins
Coins
Numismatics
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289726
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Friendship Fire Company Fire Hat

Associated:
Friendship Fire Company  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
fabric, pressed felt (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0041
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0041
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Art
Fire Hats
Firefighting Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318670
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Howard Fire Company Fire Hat

Associated:
Howard Fire Company  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
fabric, pressed felt (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 12 in x 13 in; 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Sunburst  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0064
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0064
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Cultures & Communities
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Art
Fire Hats
Firefighting Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318691
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Viligant Fire Hat

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
paint (overall material)
fabric, pressed felt (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 13 1/4 in x 15 in; 15.24 cm x 33.655 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
hat, fire
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1810-1860
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Eye Image  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0092
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0092
Accession number:
2005.0233
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Art
Fire Hats
Firefighting Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318718
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Insurance Company of North America Star Fire Mark

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
sheet lead (overall material)
Measurements:
board: 15 1/2 in x 12 in; 39.37 cm x 30.48 cm
overall:;
Object Name:
fire mark
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0381
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0381
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1341591

United States Insurance Company Fire Mark

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cast iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 29.845 cm
Object Name:
fire mark
Date made:
1841-1842
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Insurance  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0475
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0475
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Firefighting Collection
Fire Marks
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1342262

Baltimore Equitable Society Fire Mark

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cast iron (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
board: 10 1/8 in x 13 7/8 in; 25.7175 cm x 35.2425 cm
hands: 5 in x 9 in; 12.7 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: wt 5.5 lb
Object Name:
fire mark
Date made:
1820-1832
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Insurance  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0479
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0479
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Firefighting Collection
Fire Marks
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1342271

Baltimore Equitable Society Fire Mark

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
cast iron (overall material)
Measurements:
board: 10 3/8 in x 12 3/4 in; 26.3525 cm x 32.385 cm
hands: 4 3/4 in x 9 in; 12.065 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
fire mark
Date made:
1807
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Insurance  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0480
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0480
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Work
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Firefighting Collection
Fire Marks
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1342275

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