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Playing card

Type:
Playing card
Made in:
Europe
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-88-148
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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Playing card

Type:
Playing card
Made in:
Europe
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-88-149
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
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Play

Artist:
Agnes Martin, American, b. Macklin, Canada, 1912–2004
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
72 1/8 x 72 in. (183 x 182.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1966
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1974
Accession Number:
74.100
Provenance:
Albert Landry
J. L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York, to 14 March 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 14 March 1968-1974
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1974
Exhibition History:
ROBERT ELKON GALLERY, New York. Agnes Martin, 22 October-18 November 1966.
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. Color, Image, and Form, 11 April-21 May 1967, no. 51.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 831.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCUPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976, 20 May-20 October 1976, no. 121, ill. p. 271.
DIA:BEACON, Beacon, New York. ...unknown territory...Agnes Martin's Paintings from the 1960s, 14 April-17 November 2005, no. 18.
SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Grand re-opening exhibition, 1 July 2006-4 July 2007.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-1 October 2015, no cat.
Published References:
WILSON, ANN. "Linear Webs," Art and Artists 1 (October 1966), p. 48, ill. p.47.
LIPPARD, LUCY R. "Diversity in Unity: Recent Geometricizing Styles in America," in Abstract Art since 1945 (London: Thames and Hudson, 1971), p. 232, ill. p. 238.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 720, ill. 831.
WOMEN'S PROGRAM OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Women Artists: A Checklist of Works in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), ill.
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School:
Contemporary American Abstraction
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[Savoy Cafea Playing Cards (32)]

Medium:
paper
Type:
playing cards
Accession Number:
2005.0010.0007a
Description:
Deck of Savoy Cafe Playing Cards (32)
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Anacostia Community Museum
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Puppies playing

Artist:
Ogata Gekko, 1859-1920
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24 × 25 cm (9 7/16 × 9 13/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1890-1910
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
playing
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
dog
Japan
Japanese Art
Robert O. Muller collection
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1774
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Playing House

Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 10 3/8 x 13 1/4 in. (26.4 x 33.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (28 x 35.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
St. Mark's Place, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American
Children
Photography
Play
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.11
Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
Caption:
Playing House - St. Mark Place, Manhattan, New York, 1930's
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 12.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Plays (series), 1708-1938

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Tams-Witmark Musical Library
Physical description:
8 cubic feet (23 boxes)
Type:
Advertising
Catalogs
Contracts
Correspondence
Financial records
Librettos
Photographs
Prompt books
Publications
Scripts (documents)
Scores
Date:
1708
1938
1708-1938
Topic:
Acting
Costume
Music publishers
Opera
Plays
Summary:
This series contains materials relating to plays, operas and their production. The material is especially strong in providing actual copies of plays and operas dating from 1708-1924. Contains items created in the United States and in foreign countries, with some materials in French and Italian.
Cite as:
Plays, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Children at play

Artist:
Kawanabe Kyosai, 1831-1889
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 126.4 x 233 cm (49 3/4 x 91 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Topic:
playing
fox
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
child
game playing
mask
mask
Japan
Japanese Art
kotori
Kintaro
Momotaro
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1977.18
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Children at play

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (.11): 40.9 x 200 cm (16 1/8 x 78 3/4 in)
H x W (.12): 50.8 x 210.4 cm (20 x 82 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
17th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
playing
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
child
Japan
gold
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1973.11-12
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Play It Again

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-12-10T22:17:34.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2015-03-25T10:33:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment
Views:
2112
Video Title:
Play It Again
Description:
At the Music Division of the National Museum of American History, conservation doesn't mean restoring priceless instruments, it means making music. From: STORIES FROM THE VAULTS: Going, Going, Gone http://bit.ly/1mZjSvc
Video Duration:
127 seconds
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YouTube Channel:
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The Play

Artist:
Sidney Goodman, American, b. 1936
Medium:
Oil on linen
Dimensions:
50 1/8 X 54 1/8 in. (127.3 x 137.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1963)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2120
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Gun Play

Artist:
Rico Gatson, born Augusta, GA 1966
Medium:
single-channel video, color, sound; 02:35 minutes
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
2001
Topic:
Figure group
Object\weapon\gun
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2015.7.1
Copyright Credit Line:
© 2001, Aunrico Gatson
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On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 3rd Floor, North Wing
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Children at Play

Artist:
Zhang Xuan, active early-mid-8th century
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 63.4 x 39.5 cm (24 15/16 x 15 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
bird
flower
playing
goat
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
child
lotus
cat
palace
garden
banana tree
China
rock
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.60
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1916
Lee Van Ching (Li Wenqing) (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lee Van Ching, in New York, in 1916 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1232, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, LVC Catalogue, 1915, No. 5.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Playing cards

Donor:
Jane Salazar, Campo Band of Kumeyaay
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured, printed
Dimensions:
9 x 6.5 x 2 cm
Culture/People:
Non-Indian; commissioned by the Campo Band of Kumeyaay
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Erlanger; Kenton County; Kentucky; USA
Date Created:
2000-2002
Catalog Number:
25/9698
Collection History:
Produced by the Campo Band of Kumeyaay for use in their Golden Acorn Casino; donated to NMAI by Jane Salazar (Campo Band of Kumeyaay) in 2002.
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Modern and Contemporary Arts
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Power Play

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, American, b. Waterbury, Connecticut, 1909–2001
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
SHEET: 24 1/16 X 31 5/8 IN. (61.1 X 80.3 CM.) IMAGE: 20 1/4 X 28 IN. (51.4 X 71.1 CM.)
Type:
Print
Date:
1974
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Mrs. Beuford Cole, Eugene, Oregon, 1977
Accession Number:
77.235
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Washington Color School
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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Playing Music

Artist:
Sadanobu
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 9 cm (14 3/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1955
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
music
Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Japan
Japanese Art
Robert O. Muller collection
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.2148
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Fish Play

Artist:
Wang Fangyu, (1913-1997)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 35 x 68.5 cm (13 3/4 x 26 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1981
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
fish
Modern period (1912 - present)
China
Chinese Art
Contemporary Art
Shao F. Wang collection
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Shao F. Wang in memory of his parents, Professor Wang Fangyu and Mrs. Sum Wai Wang
Accession Number:
S2002.7
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Played Out

Artist:
Mark Rooker, born Glenview, IL 1969
Medium:
electroformed and silver-plated copper, carved and anodized aluminum, and carved ebony with nickel, amethysts, stainless steel, and patina
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Type:
Decorative Arts-Jewelry
Crafts
Date:
1998
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in honor of Mark D. Rooker, Carol Ann Mills Rooker, and Tacey Rosolowski
Object number:
2003.38
Copyright Credit Line:
© 1998, Mark Rooker
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Play Ball

Artist:
William Dickey King, American, b. Jacksonville, Florida, 1925
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
13 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (33.6 x 12.3 x 9.8 cm) BASE: 1 x 3 3/4 in. (2.5 x 9.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1960
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2722
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Color Play

Artists/Makers:
Ella First Kill Brown (Ella Perry), A'aninin (Gros Ventre), 1890-1982
Object Name:
Quilt
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, cotton-synthetic cloth, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, pieced, quilted
Dimensions:
242.4 x 174.0 cm
Culture/People:
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)
Object Type:
Furnishings (Home)
Place:
Fort Belknap Reservation; Blaine County, Phillips County; Montana; USA
Date Created:
1968-1982
Catalog Number:
26/6348
Collection History:
Collected or purchased between 1968 and 1982 by quilt collector Florence Pulford (1923-1989); inherited by her daughters Ann Pulford Wilson and Sarah Pulford Zweng; purchased by NMAI in 2007 with the generous support of the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
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