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Thames Police

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler, United States, 1834-1903
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 15.2 x 22.5 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1859
Topic:
boat
United States
American Art
city
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1888.35
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1888
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York, NY, to 1888 [1]
From 1888 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1888 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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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Thames Police

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler, United States, 1834-1903
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1859
Topic:
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1896.23
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1896
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York, NY, to 1896 [1]
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1896 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Plates, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object is part of a group (consisting of a set of sixteen plates, as well as one impression of each plate) that was purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in January 1896.
[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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Thames Police

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler, United States, 1834-1903
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.2 x 22.5 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1859
Topic:
river
man
boat
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.275
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London [1]
To 1898
H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, NY, to 1898 [2]
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. Wunderlich & Co., through Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938), in November 1898 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See Voucher No. 20, November 1898, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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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The Dog Doo Police

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-14T19:13:37.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-12-30T18:09:46.000Z
YouTube Category:
Shows
Views:
532
Video Title:
The Dog Doo Police
Description:
Enforcing Paris' recent dog doo laws is no easy task -- these sanitation inspectors have to stake out the streets and chase down delinquent dog owners.
Video Duration:
116 seconds
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Police Coalition Meeting

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-27T16:12:44.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-03-30T12:33:07.000Z
Topic:
African Americans
YouTube Category:
People
Views:
22
Video Title:
Police Coalition Meeting
Description:
Police coalition Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Series AM History, ACMA AV003262
Video Duration:
337 seconds
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Police Coalition Meeting

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-27T13:53:45.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-03-30T16:52:33.000Z
Topic:
African Americans
YouTube Category:
People
Views:
9
Video Title:
Police Coalition Meeting
Description:
[Begins at 00:40] Police Coalition Meeting for community testimony related to Police actions in African-American communities. Anacostia Neighborhood [Community] Museum, 2 August 1972. Introduction by R. H. Booker, Coalition of Black Community Organizations for Justice. Courtesy of the Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Series: Anacostia Museum History, AV000828.
Video Duration:
3766 seconds
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Badge, Police, Kollsman

Materials:
Non-Magnetic Metal Alloy
Steel
Copper Alloy
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 4.5 × 1.3 × 4.5cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19950701000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Kollsman Corp. security officer's badge; quadfoil badge relief of an aircraft, column, caduseus, and ladder depicted; engraved letter text "KOLLSMAN PLANT DEFENSE" on center ring; enamel letter "D" with engraved numeral "280" inside.
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Etching plate: Thames Police

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler, United States, 1834-1903
Medium:
Copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.3 x 22.9 cm (6 x 9 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
United States
Date:
1859
Topic:
United States
copper
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1896.7
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1896
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York, NY, to 1896 [1]
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1896 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Plates, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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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Badge, Pilot, Thai Aviation Police

Materials:
Velvet
Gold Alloy
Embroidery Thread
Copper Alloy
Silver Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 9.2 × 4.8 × 1.1cm (3 5/8 × 1 7/8 × 7/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Thailand
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Carroll E. Hollier
Inventory Number:
A19730294000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Thai Police Force Pilot's badge; gold wire wings on black felt; embroidered Thai flag depicted on center shield; applied silver police crest on shield; royal crest surmounts shield.
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Badge, Police, Jack & Heintz Company

Materials:
Non-Magnetic Metal Alloy
Copper Alloy
Gold Plating
Solder
Dimensions:
3-D: 5 × 1 × 7.3cm (1 15/16 × 3/8 × 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19950663000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Jack & Heintz Company police officer's badge; center disc with engraved text "JACK & HEINTZ POLICE, SERGEANT"; center disc surmounted by a relief of an eagle.
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Badge, Police, Aircraft Accessories Corp.

Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Paint
Solder
Steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 4.6 × 1 × 7.5cm (1 13/16 × 3/8 × 2 15/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19950447000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Aircraft Accessories Corp. chrome steel police officer's badge; relief of Airaco logo depicted in the center; relief of an eagle surmounts the badge.
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Button, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.4 × 1.6cm (15/16 × 5/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Canada
Credit Line:
Donated by Mr. Howard A. Zeimer
Inventory Number:
A19640676027
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Royal Canadian Mounted Police brass uniform button; relief of head of Canadian timber wolf surmounted by Tudor (King's) Crown crown in center of button; raised letter text "CANADA" on banner above wolf's head.
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Pin, Lapel, Chicago Police Department

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 3.8 × 1.3 × 0.8cm (1 1/2 × 1/2 × 5/16 in.)
Storage: 8.9 × 6.4 × 5.7cm (3 1/2 × 2 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in Collection. Donor Unknown at this Time. Found on NASM Premises.
Inventory Number:
A19951362000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Chicago Police Department brass lapel pin; one piece stamped brass wings with map of the Great Lakes depicted in light blue enamel; red enamel star; blue enamel letter text "CHICAGO'S OWN".
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Badge, Pilot 1st Class, Thai Police Aviation

Materials:
Velvet
Gold Alloy
Embroidery Thread
Copper Alloy
Silver Alloy
Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 9.8 × 2.9 × 1cm (3 7/8 × 1 1/8 × 3/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Thailand
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Carroll E. Hollier
Inventory Number:
A19730296000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Thai Police Force 1st Class Pilot's badge; gold wire wings on black felt; embroidered Thai flag depicted on center shield; applied silver police crest on shield.
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Badge, Pilot 4th Class, Thai Police Aviation

Materials:
Wool
Gold Bullion
White Metal
Dimensions:
3-D: 9.5 × 5.4 × 1.4cm (3 3/4 × 2 1/8 × 9/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Thailand
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Carroll E. Hollier
Inventory Number:
A19730297000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Thai Police Force Pilot's badge; gold wire wings on black felt; embroidered Thai flag depicted on center shield; applied silver police crest on shield; royal crest over shield.
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Badge, Pilot 6th Class, Thai Police Aviation

Materials:
Gold Alloy Felt
Embroidery Thread
Silver Alloy
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 6 × 2.5 × 1.3cm (2 3/8 × 1 × 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Thailand
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Carroll E. Hollier
Inventory Number:
A19730298000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Thai Police Force 6th Class Pilot's badge; gold wire half-wing on black felt; embroidered Thai flag depicted on shield; applied silver police crest on shield.
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Badge, Pilot 1st Class, Thai Police Aviation

Materials:
Velvet
Gold Alloy
Embroidery Thread
Copper Alloy
Silver Alloy
Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 9.7 × 3.5 × 1.1cm (3 13/16 × 1 3/8 × 7/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Thailand
Credit Line:
Donated by Maj. Carroll E. Hollier
Inventory Number:
A19730295000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
Thai Police Force 1st Class Pilot's badge; gold wire wings on black felt; embroidered Thai flag depicted on center shield; applied silver police crest on shield; 5 point star surmounts shield.
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Badge, Security Police, United States Air Force

Materials:
Silver Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 6.5 × 4.1 × 1.3cm (2 9/16 × 1 5/8 × 1/2 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force, Personnel Center
Inventory Number:
A19711162000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
United States Air Force Security Police Badge; one piece stamped silver plated badge; U.S. Air Force Coat-of-Arms surrounded by raised letter text on lower circular section surmounted by Cloud Formation with United States Eagle; clutch back fasteners; regulation size for wear on Left breast pocket of uniform tunic or service uniform.
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Cheyenne Chief of Police, from the Wyoming Documentary Survey Project

Artist:
Penny Diane Wolin, born Cheyenne, WY 1953
Medium:
chromogenic color print
Dimensions:
image: 9 5/8 × 9 5/8 in. (24.5 × 24.5 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Figure male\knee length
Occupation\service\policeman
Landscape\Wyoming
Architecture\vehicle\motorcycle
Object\other\flag
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1726
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Police Dogs Attack Demonstrators, Birmingham Protests

Created by:
Charles Moore, American, 1931 - 2010
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 x 13 3/16 in. (22.3 x 33.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Date:
1963; printed later
Topic:
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
Violence
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.49.7
Rights:
© Charles Moore
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