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Brompton: folding bicycle, manufacturing process; also CH interview

Type:
Exhibitions
Video
Object Name:
Video
Accession Number:
s-e-2289
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Teapot

Designer:
Paul Schreckengost, American, 1908 - 1983  Search this
Manufacturer:
Gem Clay Forming Company, ca. 1900-ca. 1980  Search this
Medium:
Molded and glazed earthenware trimmed in platinum
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Teapot
Manufactured in:
Sebring, Ohio, USA
Date:
1938
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.64.2015
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Tavola Rotonda Rossa

Designer:
Ettore Sottsass, Italian, 1917–2007  Search this
Manufacturer:
Serafino Zani, Italian, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
Cast pewter, Murano glass
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Centerpiece
Object Name:
Centerpiece
Manufactured in:
Lumezzane, Italy
Date:
2003
Credit Line:
Promised gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.72.2015
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Pitcher

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Christofle, French, founded 1830  Search this
Medium:
Blown and cased glass (inciso), silver-plated brass
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Pitcher
Made in:
Italy
France
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2016-5-20
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Manhattan

Designer:
Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893–1958  Search this
Manufacturer:
Revere Copper and Brass Company, Established 1928  Search this
Medium:
Chrome-plated brass
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Cocktail service
Object Name:
Cocktail service
Manufactured in:
Rome, New York, USA
Date:
1935
Credit Line:
Promised gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.29a/j.2015
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Embroidery Design: Top Pa

Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Medium:
Gouache over, graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-317
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Embroidery Design: Man's

Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Mademoiselle Anteleme  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, over graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-75
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Lurex thread waste

Manufacturer:
The Lurex Company Limited  Search this
Medium:
Lurex
Type:
Exhibitions
Lurex thread waste
Made in:
Whetstone, Leicester, England
Date:
2015
Credit Line:
Courtesy of The Lurex Company Limited
Accession Number:
88.2015.14
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Linen Fringes

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Linen selvedges, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Designed in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1996
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.15
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Spread Threads

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Silk thread, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1999
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.2
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Spread

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Collaborator:
Mantero Seta, Como, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Cut silk selvedges, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1996
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.6
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Gilded washi wefts

Manufacturer:
Hosoo Co., Ltd.  Search this
Medium:
Gilded washi paper
Type:
Exhibitions
Gilded washi wefts
Made in:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
2015
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Hosoo Company Ltd.
Accession Number:
88.2015.7
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Backgrounds for Better Living

Manufacturer:
Foto Murals of California  Search this
Medium:
Photomurals
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
USA
Date:
1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
1980-78-1
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Metallic Patched

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Collaborator:
Hosoo Co., Ltd.  Search this
Medium:
Polyurethane embedded with offcuts of Riedizioni products (mixed metallic fibers)
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Table mat
Object Name:
Table mat
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.11
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[Trade catalogs from General Electric]

Variant company name:
a/k/a GE ; Jane's office ; WWII; Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
General Electric  Search this
Notes content:
refrigerators, electric motors for farms, appliances, lighting, war production, War Projects Committee
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Schenectady, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10228
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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Le Schoenburg from river

Medium:
Glass
Object Name:
Slide
Type:
Slide
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances Morris
Accession Number:
1945-201-89
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[Trade catalogs from Buffalo Forge Co.]

Variant company name:
"Women in advertising"  Search this
Company Name:
Buffalo Forge Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Blower & Forge Co., Ltd. Kitchener, Ontario  Search this
Notes content:
"0A" Bending Roll : bends, shapes, or forms thousands of manufactured items
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Topic:
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10153
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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Google Home Smart Home Assistant

Designer:
Google  Search this
Manufacturer:
Google  Search this
Medium:
Polycarbonate, painted steel, rubber, LEDs
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Speaker (a), interchangeable base (b), interchangeable base (c)
Object Name:
Speaker (a), interchangeable base (b), interchangeable base (c)
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Gift of Google
Accession Number:
7087.2a/c.2017
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Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer papers, [ca. 1920]-1964

Creator:
Mayer, Ralph, 1895-1979  Search this
Subject:
Florsheim, Richard A.  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Sloan, John French  Search this
MacKendrick, Lilian  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Hurd, Peter  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Mayer, Bena Frank  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Hammer, Victor Karl  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Topic:
Restorers  Search this
Art restorers  Search this
Conservators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7091
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209224
AAA_collcode_mayeralp
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Booker T. Washington and Distinguished Guests

Artist:
Underwood & Underwood, active 1880 - c. 1950  Search this
Sitter:
Booker T. Washington, 5 Apr 1856 - 14 Nov 1915  Search this
Andrew Carnegie, 25 Nov 1835 - 11 Aug 1919  Search this
George McAneny, 1869 - 1953  Search this
Robert Curtis Ogden, 1836 - 1913  Search this
James Graham Phelps Stokes, 1872 - 1960  Search this
Lyman Abbott, 1835 - 1922  Search this
H. B. Trissell  Search this
Charles William Eliot, 20 Mar 1834 - 22 Aug 1926  Search this
Medium:
Stereoscopic gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet (each): 8.2 × 7.7 cm (3 1/4 × 3 1/16")
Mount: 8.8 × 17.8 cm (3 7/16 × 7")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Alabama\Macon\Tuskegee
Date:
1906
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Architecture\Stairs  Search this
Photographic format\Stereograph  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Muttonchops  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Male  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Literature\Writer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Social Reformer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Administrator\Institute  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Male  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Steel  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Communications\Publicist  Search this
Andrew Carnegie: Education\Founder\Library  Search this
George McAneny: Male  Search this
George McAneny: Society and Social Change\Reformer  Search this
George McAneny: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
George McAneny: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
George McAneny: Society and Social Change\City Planner  Search this
Charles William Eliot: Male  Search this
Charles William Eliot: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Charles William Eliot: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
Charles William Eliot: Literature\Writer\Magazine article  Search this
Robert Curtis Ogden: Male  Search this
Robert Curtis Ogden: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Lyman Abbott: Male  Search this
Lyman Abbott: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy  Search this
Lyman Abbott: Literature\Writer  Search this
Lyman Abbott: Literature\Editor  Search this
James Graham Phelps Stokes: Male  Search this
James Graham Phelps Stokes: Communications\Publicist  Search this
H. B. Trissell: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.88
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