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Newfoundland, Iceberg

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Oil on paper
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
drawing
Object Name:
drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
June 1, 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
At the top, the mountain range is shown from the sea with the point being at left. Three icebergs float. Distant view of the cape. A margin at the bottom shows the grounding color. A floating iceberg is shown in the right center.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-714-a
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Icebergs, Twillingate, Newfoundland

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
July 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
One large iceberg at top, two separate studies below at right and left. Water indicated as dark blue; the icebergs are outlined against brushed gray over an orange ground color. The unpainted edge is visible across lower edge.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-294-a
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Newfoundland, Cat Head

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Brush and oil on cardboard.
Culture:
American
Type:
landscapes
drawing
Object Name:
drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
June 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Shown from the sea. Sun setting in center. A row boat with several persons in it is in the right center. Another and an anchored sail-boat are at the left. Hill ranges form the background. Caption and date written with pencil on the reverse.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-831
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Laborador or Newfoundland coast

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
July 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-647
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Seascapes, Newfoundland, July 6, 1859

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Graphite, white gouache on light brown paper
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Newfoundland, Canada
Date:
1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Distinct view of an iceberg across the ocean; cloudy sky
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-274-b
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Insignia, Shoulder, Newfoundland, Royal Air Force

Materials:
Wool
Natural Fabric
Embroidery Thread
Dimensions:
3-D (Each): 11 × 0.2 × 3.5cm (4 5/16 × 1/16 × 1 3/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Physical Description:
Royal Air Force nationality shoulder title; light blue embroidered "NEWFOUNDLAND" on navy blue felt.
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19711803015
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
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum

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A new subspecies of crossbill from Newfoundland

Author:
Bent, Arthur Cleveland
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1912
Citation:
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 60(15): 1-3.
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Brimstone Head, Fago Island, Newfoundland

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Culture:
American
Type:
landscapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-288-a
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Seascapes, Newfoundland, July 6, 1859

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Graphite, white gouache on light brown paper
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
The sea reflects the sun which is in a cloudy sky
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-274-a
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Floating Icebergs Near Twillingate, Newfoundland

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Brush and oil paint, graphite on thin cream paperboard
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
July 4, 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Description:
One large-scale and two small-scale designs are shown on top and at the bottom, respectively. The brownish ground color is visible around the lower designs.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-294-b
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Floating Icebergs under Cloudy Skies, Newfoundland

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Brush and oil paint, graphite on cardboard
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
July 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Long iceberg shaped like a fish. High bottom and top margin showing the same ground color as 1917-4-305-A.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-305-b
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S. H. Parsons photographs of St. Johns, Newfoundland, circa 1871-1884

Creator:
Parsons, S. H (Simeon Henry) 1844-1908
United States Department of State
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)
Physical description:
10 mounted prints : albumen
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Newfoundland
St. John's (N.L.)
Date:
1871
circa 1871-1884
Notes:
Simeon Henry Parsons (1844-1908) was originally a cabinetmaker in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. He taught himself photography and converted the top floor of his business into a studio in 1871. He moved to St. Johns in 1875, establishing his Photographic Studio and Fine Art Emporium there. Parsons traveled extensively throughout Newfoundland and published his photographs as illustrations in books, postcards, and stamps.
Summary:
Photographs made by S. H. Parsons in St. Johns, Newfoundland, which were possibly exhibited at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans, 1884-1885. They include views of boats passing through the Narrows (the entrance to St. Johns's harbor), Carbonear Island, Water Street after its first snow, the "Sisters" natural rock formation, and St. Brides College for Young Ladies (also known as Littledale).
Cite as:
Photo lot 82-3, S. H. Parsons photographs of St. Johns, Newfoundland, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 82-3
USNM ACC 16574
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Fresh-water Crustacea from Labrador and Newfoundland

Author:
Cushman, Joseph A.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1908
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 33(1589): 705-713, 5 pls..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.33-1589.705
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Frank DuMond and Willard Metcalf in Newfoundland

Subject:
DuMond, Frank Vincent
Metcalf, Willard Leroy
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 09 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Canada
Date:
ca. 1915
Summary:
Published in: Archives of American Art Journal v. 13, no. 1, p. 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3636
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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Icebergs near Cape St. John and Gull Island, Newfoundland

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900
Medium:
Graphite and white gouache on gray paper
Culture:
American
Type:
seascapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
July 4, 1859
Period:
Hudson River School
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Bottom: a cape and an island rise from the sea in the middle distance. Cloudy sky. Caption and date, bottom right. The date is repeated twice more.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-293
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Folk songs of Newfoundland [sound recording] / sung by Alan Mills with guitar

Performer:
Mills, Alan 1912-1977
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
Canadians
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Date:
1953
Notes:
Program notes and song lyrics ([5] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
This album was followed by a second album of Newfoundland songs by Alan Mills, FW 8771, released in 1958.
Topic:
Folk music
Folk songs, English
Local number:
Folkways 6831
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Bryozoa from Labrador, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia, collected by Dr.Owen Bryant

Author:
Osburn, Raymond C.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1912
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 43(1933): 275-289, 1 pl..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.43-1933.275
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

The lysianassid amphipod crustaceans of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick in the United States National Museum

Author:
Shoemaker, Clarence R.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1930
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 77(2827): 1-19, 10 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.77-2827.1
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

The stegocephalid and ampeliscid amphipod crustaceans of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick in the United States National Museum

Author:
Shoemaker, Clarence R.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1931
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 79(2888): 1-18, 6 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.79-2888.1
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

The polychaetous annelids dredged in 1908 by Mr. Owen Bryant off the coasts of Labrador, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia

Author:
Moore, J. P.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1909
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 37(1703): 133-146.
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.1703.133
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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