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L'Œuvre de De Cuvilliès : époque Louis XV : nouveau livre de plafonds / inventé François de Cuvilliès

Author:
Cuvilliés, François 1695-1768  Search this
Cuvilliés, François 1731-1777  Search this
Physical description:
64 leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Designs and plans
Date:
1900
1990
[19--?]
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Rococo  Search this
Architecture, Rococo--Early works to 1800  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NK1535.C99 C99
NK1535.C99C99
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_393512

Conveyor distributing coal to overhead bunkers in boiler room from Electric railway journal.

Language:
English
Type:
Photographic prints
Place:
New York
Publication Place:
New York
Date:
1908
Publication Date:
1908-1931
Topic:
Electric railroads  Search this
American Experience  Search this
Assembly Line  Search this
Publisher:
McGraw Hill Pub. Co.
Image ID:
SIL-electricrailway551920newy_0314_crop
Catalog ID:
484258
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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See Wonder
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_68297

Encyclopedia of modern everyday inventions / David J. Cole, Eve Browning, and Fred E.H. Schroeder

Author:
Cole, David John 1948-  Search this
Browning, Eve 1952-  Search this
Schroeder, Fred E. H. 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 285 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Inventions--History  Search this
Call number:
T20 .C56 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_688123

Inventing the 20th century : 100 inventions that shaped the world : from the airplane to the zipper / Stephen Van Dulken ; with an introduction by Andrew Phillips

Title:
Inventing the twentieth century
Author:
Van Dulken, Stephen 1952-  Search this
Phillips, Andrew  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Inventions--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_684999

Portrait of Guglielmo Marconi from Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology.

Type:
Photographic prints
Place:
Italy
Date:
1900-1950
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Physics  Search this
Invention  Search this
Radio  Search this
Marconi, Guglielmo  Search this
Image ID:
SIL-SIL14-m001-13
Catalog ID:
710499
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_68469

I hear the train : reflections, inventions, refractions / Louis Owens

Author:
Owens, Louis  Search this
Subject:
Owens, Louis  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 265 p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
20th century
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Novelists, American  Search this
Indian authors  Search this
Critics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_833335

Inventions surréalistes : collages, frottages, fumages, cadavres exquis : [exposition] March, April, May, June, 1992

Author:
Isidore Ducasse Fine Arts (Gallery)  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Surrealism  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6494.S8 I62 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473674

Patents for inventions : Abridgments of specifications. Class 119, Small-arms. Period A.D. 1855-1930

Author:
Great Britain Patent Office  Search this
Physical description:
7 v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
1905
1905-33
Topic:
Firearms--Patents  Search this
Call number:
TS535 .G78 1905a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704390

Patents for inventions, abridgments of specifications. Class 139, Watches, clocks, and other timekeepers

Title:
Watches, clocks, and other timekeepers
Author:
Great Britain Patent Office  Search this
Physical description:
13 v. in 1 : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1905
1934
1905-1934
Topic:
Clocks and watches--Patents  Search this
Call number:
TS543.G7 G73 1905
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519104

African-American inventive genius : James Elmer Matthews (1886-1976) and William Hunter Diamond (1873-1956) / Roland C. Barksdale-Hall

Author:
Barksdale-Hall, Roland C  Search this
Mercer County Historical Society (Mercer County, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
Matthews, James Elmer 1886-1976  Search this
Diamond, William Hunter 1873-1956  Search this
Physical description:
p. 3-30 : ill., ports ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
[1995]
20th century
Topic:
African American inventors  Search this
Inventions--History  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
T39 .B37 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774570

Inventing modern America : from the microwave to the mouse / text by David E. Brown ; foreword by Lester C. Thurow ; introductions by James Burke

Author:
Brown, David E. 1969-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 209 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Inventions--History  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676267

Epilogue : inventing the "Post-Colonial."

Author:
Coombes, Annie E  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Great Britan
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Art--Exhibition techniques  Search this
Exhibitions--Political aspects  Search this
Art, Bini--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
DT32.1 .C66 1994X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_502134

Qui a invente les africains?

Author:
Musa, Hassan  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
p. 61-100
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
2002
20th century
Topic:
Artists' identity  Search this
Art, African--Appreciation  Search this
Art and globalization  Search this
Art, African--Foreign public opinion  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Artists--General
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_786625

Inventions : the reality of the ideal / essays by Tadao Ando, Fumihiko Maki ; foreword by Ryuichi Sakamoto ; overview by Peter Buchanan

Author:
Ambasz, Emilio  Search this
Andō, Tadao 1941-  Search this
Maki, Fumihiko 1928 Mar. 1-  Search this
Buchanan, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Ambasz, Emilio Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Architectural practice, International  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Call number:
NA839.A66 E47 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_449118

La invención = L'invention de l'artiste = Inventing the artist

Title:
Invention de l'artiste
Inventing the artist
Author:
Njami, Simon 1962-  Search this
Ahmed Zekaria  Search this
Rosticher, Nathalie  Search this
Miles, Elza  Search this
Le Buhan, Dominique  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Belachew Yimer 1894-1957  Search this
Lubaki, Albert approximately 1895-  Search this
Mancoba, Ernest 1904-2002  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Painting, African  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .T54 2000X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757468

Elsie Clews Parsons : inventing modern life / Desley Deacon

Author:
Deacon, Desley  Search this
Subject:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews 1874-1941  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 520 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
20th century
Topic:
Women anthropologists  Search this
Women social scientists--Biography  Search this
Feminists  Search this
Feminism--History  Search this
Sex role--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P27 D43 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549994

I'll buy that! : 50 small wonders and big deals that revolutionized the lives of consumers : a 50-year retrospective / by the editors of Consumer reports

Physical description:
xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
C1986
20th century
Topic:
New products--History  Search this
Inventions--History  Search this
Call number:
HF5415.153.I45 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_301425

20th century revolutions in technology / Edward Nathan Singer

Title:
Twentieth century revolutions in technology
Author:
Singer, Edward  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 440 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
20th century
Topic:
Technological innovations--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Inventions--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_560630

Records, 1886-1978

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922  Search this
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth) 1852-1903  Search this
Finn, Bernard S. 1932-  Search this
King, W. James (William James) 1915-  Search this
Maynard, George  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Vail, Alfred 1807-1859  Search this
Forman, Paul  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Perry, Kenneth M  Search this
Multhauf, Robert P  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Hall of Electricity  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Transportation and Civil Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Electrical Engineering and Communications  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Electricity  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Electricity  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Floor plans
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Illustrations
Date:
1886
1886-1978
Topic:
Electricity--History  Search this
Physics--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000250
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1886-2016 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medicine and Science]
Annual Reports and Plans of Operation 1954-1970 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Electricity and Modern Physics]
Exhibition Records 1896-1983, 1991-1997, 2002-2010 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medicine and Science]
Requisitions 1963-1974 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Electricity and Modern Physics]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216814

[United States patents granted to Thomas A. Edison, 1880-1882]

Author:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
United States Patent Office  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1900
1991
19--?]
Topic:
Patents--Specifications  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Patents  Search this
Call number:
T223.B2 E23
T223.B2E23
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_416240

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