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William Shirley

Artist:
Peter Pelham, 1697 - 1751  Search this
Copy after:
John Smibert, 1688 - 1751  Search this
Sitter:
William Shirley, 1694 - 24 Mar 1771  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30.2 × 25 cm (11 7/8 × 9 13/16")
Sheet: 35.5 × 25.6 cm (14 × 10 1/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1747
Topic:
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  Search this
Vehicle\Ship\Sailing ship  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
William Shirley: Male  Search this
William Shirley: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
William Shirley: Politics and Government\Governor\Colonial Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
William Shirley: Politics and Government\Governor\Bahamas  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.75.80
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.75.80

Study for "The Death of General Wolfe"

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
James Wolfe, 1727 - 1759  Search this
Robert Monckton, 24 Jun 1726 - 21 May 1782  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink and oil paint on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (estimate): 43 x 61.4cm (16 15/16 x 24 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1769
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Vehicle\Ship  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Weapon  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Battle  Search this
Study  Search this
James Wolfe: Male  Search this
James Wolfe: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
James Wolfe: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Male  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Governor  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Robert Monckton: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Statesman\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Canada
Website: national.gallery.ca/
Object number:
28524 NGC
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_28524_NGC

The Death of General Wolfe

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
James Wolfe, 1727 - 1759  Search this
Robert Monckton, 24 Jun 1726 - 21 May 1782  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
153.7 x 213.4cm (60 1/2 x 84")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1770
Topic:
Vehicle\Ship  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Weapon  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Battle  Search this
James Wolfe: Male  Search this
James Wolfe: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
James Wolfe: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Male  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Governor  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Robert Monckton: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Politics and Government\Statesman\British  Search this
Robert Monckton: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Canada
Website: national.gallery.ca/
Object number:
8007
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_8007

Grover Cleveland and James G. Blaine

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Stephen Grover Cleveland, 18 Mar 1837 - 24 Jun 1908  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine, 31 Jan 1830 - 27 Jan 1893  Search this
Medium:
Chromolithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30.5cm x 49.8cm (12" x 19 5/8")
Sheet: 34.3cm x 51.6cm (13 1/2" x 20 5/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1884
Topic:
Vehicle\Ship\Sailing ship  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States  Search this
Imaginary  Search this
Exterior\Cityscape  Search this
Food  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Rocking chair  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\Banner  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Uncle Sam  Search this
Architecture\Building\Factory  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Male  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Law and Law Enforcement\Police\Sheriff  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Education\Administrator\University\Trustee  Search this
Stephen Grover Cleveland: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Buffalo, NY  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Male  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\US Senator\Maine  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Maine  Search this
James Gillespie Blaine: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Maine  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Milton and Ingrid Rose
Object number:
NPG.96.137
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.137

[Great Eastern(?), b&w photoprint]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 4.1" x 3.0")
Container:
Box 845, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Children dance around a flag pole flying a British flag; lion on guard from an overlooking cliff; ship and bi-plane in the background.
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000032 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
British  Search this
Lions -- Design elements  Search this
Electronics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.4: Cable Stations / Havana and Cojimar and Miscellaneous Cuba, 1919-1920;1954
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11405

Across the Western Ocean [sound recording}

Performer:
Roberts, John, singer  Search this
Barrand, Tony  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
British  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
England
Date:
1973
Topic:
British Isles--Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Sea songs  Search this
Maritime  Search this
Concertina  Search this
Local number:
Swallowtail 4
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356598

Unstrung Hero [sound recording}

Performer:
McNeill, Brian, musician  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
British  Search this
Scottish Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Great Britian
Scotland
Date:
1985
Topic:
British Isles--Songs and music  Search this
Local number:
Temple 017
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334398

Celtic Hotel [sound recording}

Performer:
Battlefield Band  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
British  Search this
Scottish Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Scotland
Great Britian
Date:
1988
Topic:
British Isles--Songs and music  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Bagpipe  Search this
Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Temple 027
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_343308

Watson and the Shark

Title:
A Youth Rescued from a Shark
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Former attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Henry Pelham, 1749 - 1806  Search this
Sitter:
Brook Watson, 1735 - 1807  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63.2 x 76.5cm (24 7/8 x 30 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1778
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Animal  Search this
Exterior\Waterscape\Seascape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Weapon\Spear  Search this
Vehicle\Ship\Sailing ship  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Exterior\Landscape\Coastal  Search this
Equipment\Rope  Search this
Vehicle\Boat\Rowboat  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Oar  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Brook Watson: Male  Search this
Brook Watson: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
42.71.1 MMA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_42.71.1_MMA

Watson and the Shark

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Brook Watson, 1735 - 1807  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 30 1/2 in. (91.4 x 77.5 cm)
Framed: 45 3/16 x 39 x 2 1/2 in.
Type:
Painting
Place:
United Kingdom\England
Date:
1777
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Animal  Search this
Exterior\Waterscape\Seascape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Architecture\Building\Church  Search this
Weapon\Spear  Search this
Vehicle\Ship\Sailing ship  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Religious\Cross  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Exterior\Landscape\Coastal  Search this
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Equipment\Rope  Search this
Vehicle\Boat\Rowboat  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Oar  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Brook Watson: Male  Search this
Brook Watson: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Detroit Institute of Arts
Website: www.dia.org
Object number:
46.310 DIA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_46.310_DIA

Saint-Memin portrait engravings

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Sitter:
George Fitzwilliam, 1800? - 1850?  Search this
Alexander Macomb, 27 Jul 1748 - 1832  Search this
Janet Marshall Macomb, 1761 - 1849  Search this
Eleanor Ramsey, 1825? - 1875?  Search this
Mrs. Phillip Livingston, 1750? - 1800?  Search this
Colonel Henry Armstrong, 1750? - 1825?  Search this
Margaret Marshall Armstrong, 1763 - c. 1818  Search this
Sarah Macomb, 1765 - 1849?  Search this
John Navarre Macomb, c. 1774 - 1810  Search this
Christina Livingston Macomb, 1775? - 1825?  Search this
Alexander Von Pfister, c. 1770 - ?  Search this
Jane Macomb Kennedy, 1776 - 1867  Search this
Charles Ramsay, 1772 - 1812  Search this
Possibly:
Robert Kennedy, 1770 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
image: 36cm x 32.3cm (14 3/16" x 12 11/16"), Accurate
Sheet: 37.3cm x 33.6cm (14 11/16" x 13 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Print  Search this
Robert Kennedy: Male  Search this
Margaret Marshall Armstrong: Female  Search this
George Fitzwilliam: Male  Search this
Alexander Macomb: Male  Search this
Alexander Macomb: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Real Estate Agent  Search this
Alexander Macomb: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Alexander Macomb: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Shipping  Search this
Janet Marshall Macomb: Female  Search this
Eleanor Ramsey: Female  Search this
Mrs. Phillip Livingston: Female  Search this
Colonel Henry Armstrong: Male  Search this
Colonel Henry Armstrong: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Sarah Macomb: Female  Search this
Sarah Macomb: Society and Social Change\Wife  Search this
John Navarre Macomb: Male  Search this
Christina Livingston Macomb: Female  Search this
Alexander Von Pfister: Male  Search this
Charles Ramsay: Male  Search this
Jane Macomb Kennedy: Female  Search this
Jane Macomb Kennedy: Society and Social Change\Wife  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of A.M. Miller, III
Object number:
S/NPG.80.27
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.80.27

Ballads and songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains [sound recording] : persistence and change / recorded in the field by Eric Davidson, Paul Newman, and Caleb Finch

Commentator:
Davidson, Eric H. 1937-2015  Search this
Newman, Paul  Search this
Performer:
Joines, Paul 1926-1979  Search this
Hawkes, Sarah  Search this
Porter, "Granny"  Search this
Ward, Wade  Search this
Reeves, Kilby  Search this
Joines, Polly "Aunt Polly"  Search this
Gravely, Spud  Search this
Smith, Glen  Search this
Melton, Ivor  Search this
Galyean, Cullen  Search this
Harrison, Bobby  Search this
Delp, Hobart  Search this
Delp, Larry  Search this
Kyles, Joe  Search this
Vass, Ruby  Search this
Neaves, Glen  Search this
Lambert, Claudine  Search this
Evans, Cliff  Search this
Recorder:
Finch, Caleb 1939-  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Album cover photo:
Davidson, Lyn  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Virginia
United States
Date:
1968
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Local number:
FW03831
Folkways 3831
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231957
Additional Online Media:

(Kecoughtan Indian Monument), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kaufman, Mico 1924-2016  Search this
Willment, David  Search this
Messick, J. Cabell  Search this
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company  Search this
Medium:
Ship: bronze; Relief plaque: bronze; Base: grey granite and white granite
Culture:
British  Search this
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Veterans Affairs Medical Center Engineering Service 100 Emancipation Drive Hampton Virginia 23667
Date:
1957. Dedicated May 1, 1957
Topic:
History--United States--Colonization  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Ethnic--Kecoughtan  Search this
Control number:
IAS VA000122
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_322941

Ice ghosts : the epic hunt for the lost Franklin expedition / Paul Watson

Author:
Watson, Paul 1959-  Search this
Subject:
Franklin, John 1786-1847  Search this
Erebus (Ship)  Search this
Terror (Ship)  Search this
John Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851)  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Canada, Northern
Northwest Passage
Date:
2017
Topic:
Shipwrecks  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
British  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097804

Showdown in the South Atlantic

Artist:
Todd Schorr, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
Gouache and acrylic on illustration board
Dimensions:
54cm x 40.9cm (21 1/4" x 16 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1982
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Water\Ocean  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Vehicle\Military vehicle\Naval ship\Aircraft carrier  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.84.TC64
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.TC64

History in song / by Charles Oxtoby

Author:
Oxtoby, Charles, 1912-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Drummond Castle (Ship) Songs and music  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1977
Topic:
Ballads, English  Search this
Call number:
AP18 .L36X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099246

The island that disappeared : the lost history of the Mayflower's sister ship and its rival Puritan colony / Tom Feiling

Title:
Lost history of the Mayflower's sister ship and its rival Puritan colony
Author:
Feiling, Tom  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 402 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Colombia
Providence Island
Providence Island (Colombia)
West Indies
Date:
2017
17th century
Topic:
Puritans--History  Search this
British--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097050

The Charts & coastal views of Captain Cookʼs voyages / chief editor, Andrew David ; assistant editors for the views Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith

Author:
David, Andrew 1924-  Search this
Joppien, Rüdiger 1946-  Search this
Smith, Bernard 1916-  Search this
Australian Academy of the Humanities  Search this
Hakluyt Society  Search this
Subject:
Cook, James 1728-1779 Travel  Search this
Endeavour (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
volumes : illustrations (some color), maps ; 45 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oceania
Brazil
Great Britain
Date:
1988
1988-
To 1800
Topic:
Voyages around the world--Maps  Search this
Drawing, English  Search this
Maps  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
G420.C77 C48 1988
G420.C77C48 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_373105

View of Harbor from Hong Kong Hotel Showing Sailing Ships and Small Boats n.d

Creator:
Scidmore, Eliza Ruhamah ?  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 005 in x 004 in mounted on 005 in x 004 in
Culture:
British ?  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Britain ?  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 04552600
See more items in:
Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_58518

(Captain Cook Commemorative Monument), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Stackpole, Adele  Search this
Designer:
Wood, Hart  Search this
Founder:
California Art Bronze Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Plaques: bronze; Stele: concrete, lava rock and coral block
Culture:
Hawaiian  Search this
British  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Stele
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by County of Kauai Public Works 3021 Linii Street Lihue Hawaii 96766
Located Cook Monument Park Across street from 4525 Panako Road, First Hawaiian Bank Waimea Hawaii
Date:
1928
Topic:
History--United States--Hawaii  Search this
History--Exploration  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Canoe  Search this
Landscape--Hawaii  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAS HI000037
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_320733

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