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Plate

Medium:
Silver and gold
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.2 x 20.7 cm (1 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
600-800
Period:
Sasanian period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
hunting  Search this
ibex  Search this
horse  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
equestrian  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.109
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
On View:
Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.109

Box with cover

Medium:
Silver and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.5 x 7.9 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
horse  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
attendant  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
punching  Search this
equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4891a-b
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
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.4891a-b

Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Koma Kyuhaku  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, gold, pewter
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.7 x 6.7 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
horse  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
circus  Search this
acrobat  Search this
equestrian  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.35
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
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1944.35
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Charles Curtis

Artist:
Herman Perlman, 1904 - 9 Sep 1995  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Curtis, 25 Jan 1860 - 8 Feb 1936  Search this
Medium:
India ink and gouache on board
Dimensions:
Image: 44 × 44.5 cm (17 5/16 × 17 1/2")
Sheet: 50.6 × 38.8 cm (19 15/16 × 15 1/4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1930-1933
Topic:
None  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Charles Curtis: Male  Search this
Charles Curtis: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Charles Curtis: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Charles Curtis: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kansas  Search this
Charles Curtis: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Equestrian\Jockey  Search this
Charles Curtis: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Kansas  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist
Object number:
NPG.86.15
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.86.15

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper and gesso on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.7 x 26.7 x 1.5 cm (6 9/16 x 10 1/2 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Early 16th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
weapon  Search this
Writing  Search this
horse  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Garland in memory of Robert Lewis Garland
Object number:
98-2-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-2-1

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper, gesso and cloth on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31 x 41.5 x 1.4 cm (12 3/16 x 16 5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Early 16th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
cross  Search this
sun  Search this
horse  Search this
moon  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ciro R. Taddeo in memory of Dr. Volker Stitz, Ph.D.
Object number:
98-3-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-3-1

Icon

Maker:
Ethiopian Orthodox  Search this
Medium:
Distemper, gesso and cloth on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.2 x 47 x 17 cm (13 7/16 x 18 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Late 17th-early 18th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
snake  Search this
cross  Search this
sun  Search this
horse  Search this
moon  Search this
angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ciro R. Taddeo
Object number:
98-3-2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-3-2

Male figure

Object Name:
nomoli
Maker:
Nomoli Style  Search this
Temne artist  Search this
Bullom artist  Search this
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19 x 10 x 12.3 cm (7 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Date:
15th-17th century
Topic:
elephant  Search this
equestrian  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-3
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-3

Staff finial

Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.1 x 5.1 x 18.1 cm (9 1/2 x 2 x 7 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Bougouni area, Mali
Date:
Early to mid-19th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Initiation  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
equestrian  Search this
horse  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-1

Equestrian figure

Maker:
Inland Niger Delta Style  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 70.5 x 15.2 x 45.7cm (27 3/4 x 6 x 18in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Inland Niger Delta region, Mali
Date:
13th-15th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
horse  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
86-12-2
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_86-12-2

William Hartack

Artist:
James Ormsbee Chapin, 1887 - 1975  Search this
Sitter:
William John Hartack, 9 Dec 1932 - 26 Nov 2007  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 51.4 x 35.9 x 2.5cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 1")
Frame: 64.1 x 48.3 x 6.4cm (25 1/4 x 19 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Equipment\Goggles  Search this
William John Hartack: Male  Search this
William John Hartack: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Equestrian\Jockey  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC435
Restrictions & Rights:
© James Cox Gallery at Woodstock for the James Chapin Estate
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC435

English riding saddle worn by the horse Ravel during the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 17 in x 25 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 43.18 cm x 64.77 cm
Object Name:
saddle
Subject:
Women  Search this
Asian  Search this
equestrian  Search this
Olympics  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0021.01
Accession number:
2017.0021
Catalog number:
2017.0021.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826259

Return from the Marshes, (painting)

Painter:
Moffett, Ross 1888-1971  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street New Britain Connecticut 06052 Accession Number: 2003.02
Date:
1922
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Harvesting  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F980070
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_474881

Sonora Carver Papers

Creator:
Carver, Sonora Webster, 1904-2003  Search this
Names:
Lighthouse for the Blind.  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Date:
undated
1891-1994
Summary:
The collection consists primarily of materials collected by Sonora Webster Carver documenting her career as a diving horse rider and later in life her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists primarily of materials collected by Sonora Webster Carver relating to her career as a diving horse rider and later in life her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind. It is arranged into six series. Series one contains biographical information about Sonora Webster Carver and her family and dates from 1924-1994. Series two includes material relating to Carver's career as a diving horse rider on the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Series three documents Carver's later life and career and also her advocacy work on behalf of people with visual impairments dating from 1953-1977. Series four contains material relating to the creation of the Walt Disney Pictures film Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken dating from 1990-1993. Series five consists of materials relating to Dr. William Frank "Doc" Carver and the Wild West dating from 1891-1975. Series six contains miscellaneous materials dating from 1962-1991.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Biographical Information, 1924-1994, undated

Series 2: Diving Horses Career and Atlantic City, 1924-1986, undated

Series 3: Visual Impairment and Advocacy, 1953-1977, undated

Series 4: Walt Disney Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Movie, 1990-1993, undated

Series 5: Dr. William Frank "Doc" Carver and the Wild West, 1891-1975, undated

Series 6: Miscellaneous, 1962-1991, undated
Biographical / Historical:
add
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives Center by Sonora Carver, 1994.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Horsemen and horsewomen  Search this
Diving  Search this
Blindness  Search this
Blind athletes  Search this
Women in horse sports  Search this
Steel Pier (Atlantic City, N.J.)  Search this
Horses  Search this
Citation:
Sonora Carver Papers, 1891-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0521
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Sonora Carver Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0521
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Indian Image

Artist:
Fritz Scholder, born Breckenridge, MN 1937-died Phoenix, AZ 2005  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
stretcher: 68 1/8 x 80 in. (173.0 x 203.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1972
Topic:
Landscape\plain  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1973.151
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 3rd Floor, North Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.151

A Foolish Trick

Artist:
Peter Williams, born Nyack, NY 1952  Search this
Medium:
oil-based enamel and pencil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 × 72 in. (152.4 × 182.9 cm)
Type:
Painting-Mixed Media
Date:
2018
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Williams Legacy Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2019.18
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2019.18

spur

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.8 cm x 8 cm; 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 15.875 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
spur
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
late 18th or 19th century
Subject:
equestrian  Search this
Horseback Riding  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Arthur Michael
ID Number:
DL.383567A
Catalog number:
383567A
Accession number:
162866
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301993
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spur

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 8 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 15.875 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
spur
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
late 18th or 19th century
Subject:
equestrian  Search this
Horseback Riding  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Arthur Michael
ID Number:
DL.383567B
Catalog number:
383567B
Accession number:
162866
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301994
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Horseshoe plated by J.S. Conwell

Physical Description:
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.5 cm x 10.6 cm; 4 17/32 in x 4 3/16 in
Object Name:
Horseshoe
horseshoe, equestrian
Subject:
Sports  Search this
equestrian  Search this
recreational  Search this
ID Number:
CL.299386.008
Accession number:
299386
Catalog number:
299386.008
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Community Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_658213

Riding stirrup

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 cm x 12 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in
Object Name:
Stirrup
stirrup, equestrian
Subject:
Sports  Search this
equestrian  Search this
ID Number:
1998.0192.01
Accession number:
1998.0192
Catalog number:
1998.0192.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1339788

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