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Buffalo, New York Owney tag

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Honoree:
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Place:
New York
Date:
May 24, 1893
Description:
Postal workers at the Buffalo, New York, post office presented this round brass tag to Owney on May 24, 1893. It is one of the earliest tags in Owney’s collection. At first, Owney did not travel far from home, including this May trip.
Object number:
0.052985.120
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
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National Postal Museum
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Elmwood, from the Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project

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Artist:
David Seman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 5 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (14.3 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1978
Topic:
Figure male\child\bust
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1881
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Masten, from the Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project

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Artist:
David Seman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. (14.6 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Children
State of being\emotion\happiness
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Cityscape\New York\Masten
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1243
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

East Side, from the Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project

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Artist:
Ken Pelka, born New York City 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 7/8 x 10 in. (25.1 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1979
Topic:
Figure group
Ceremony\holiday\Easter
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1068
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

East Side, from the Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project

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Artist:
Ken Pelka, born New York City 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1979
Topic:
Figure group\male
Occupation\service\policeman
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Dress\uniform\police uniform
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1069
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

West Side, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ken Pelka, born New York City 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Children
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1076
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

North Buffalo, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Charles Clough, born Buffalo, NY 1951
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\weather\snow
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\commercial\recreation
Architecture Exterior\commercial\All High Stadium
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.953
Copyright Credit Line:
© Charles Clough
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

South Buffalo, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ramona Scarpace, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Landscape\garden
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Object\written matter\sign
Architecture Interior\civic\museum
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1192
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Medal, Commemorative, Charles A. Lindbergh / City of Buffalo, New York

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Materials:
Copper Alloy (Bronze)
Varnish
Dimensions:
3-D: 4 × 0.3cm (1 9/16 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
Bronze commemorative Charles A. Lindbergh / City of Buffalo, New York medal; Obverse: relief of Charles A. Lindbergh with his mother Evangeline Lindbergh; Reverse: Seal of the City of Buffalo depicted.
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640298000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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Riverfront, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ramona Scarpace, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Interior\industry
Architecture Interior\detail\column
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1183
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

West Side, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Laurie Neaman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\domestic\apartment
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1877
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Riverfront, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ramona Scarpace, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Figure male\waist length
Occupation\service\repairman
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Object\written matter
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1182
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Riverfront, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ramona Scarpace, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Landscape\weather\snow
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\ruins
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1186
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Riverfront, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ramona Scarpace, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Interior\religious\church
Architecture Interior\detail\door
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1189
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Elmwood, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
David Seman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Figure group
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Object\art object\photograph
Literature\character\Robin
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1879
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Untitled, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
David Seman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\detail\door
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1883
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Elmwood, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
David Seman, n.d.
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Architecture\vehicle\automobile
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\other\parking lot
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1882
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

North East District, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Charles Clough, born Buffalo, NY 1951
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house
Cityscape\New York\North East District
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.951
Copyright Credit Line:
© Charles Clough
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

East Side, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ken Pelka, born New York City 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Occupation\vendor\bread seller
Figure female\elderly\waist length
Object\foodstuff\bread
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1070
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

West Side, from "Portrait of Buffalo" (Buffalo, New York Documentary Survey Project)

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Artist:
Ken Pelka, born New York City 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Children
Cityscape\weather\snow
Occupation\vendor\newspaper seller
Cityscape\New York\Buffalo
Object\written matter\newspaper
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1077
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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