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Soldiers

Artist:
Guy Pene Du Bois, American, b. Brooklyn, New York, 1884–1958
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 3/4 X 18 1/4 IN. (55.2 X 46.3 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(c. 1930)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.1451
Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Graham Gallery, New York Apr. 15, 1961
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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Soldier

Medium:
Earthenware with lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 40.5 x 10.2 x 8 cm (15 15/16 x 4 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
battle
forgery
warrior
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.1821
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Soldier

Medium:
Gray pottery
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 51 x 21 x 18 cm (20 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
265-316
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
Period of Division (220 - 589)
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.1828
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Soldier?

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 19.7 x 12.8 x 5.7 cm (7 3/4 x 5 1/16 x 2 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
1st century B.C.E.-1st century C.E.
Period:
Western Han to Eastern Han dyansty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.E. - 9 C.E.)
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)
casting
battle
warrior
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.805
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Unidentified soldier in uniform

Subject:
World War, 1939-1945
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1943
Topic:
Soldiers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2244
Summary:
Shows a young man in fatigues and helmet standing outdoors.
Identification on verso (handwritten): Loudermilk.
This photo was previously identified as depicting Sherman C. Loudermilk. Removal of identification based on correspondence with Loudermilk's daughter Amelia Komlertkul.
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Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Boys and soldier

Artist:
Faith Ringgold, born 1930
Medium:
Hand-painted etching and pochoir border on linen
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23.6 x 38.4cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/8")
Type:
Bound Object
Date:
1998
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Headgear\Hat
Exterior
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree
Nature & Environment\Plant\Grass
Nature & Environment\Fruit\Watermelon
Human Figures\Soldier
Exterior\Park
Book
Illustration
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.2004.24.4
Rights:
© Faith Ringgold 1998
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Colored Soldier

Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Physical description:
Poem : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Writings
Date:
ca. 1917
Topic:
Poetry
Race awareness
Race relations
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9538
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Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991
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Archives of American Art
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American Soldiers

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 5/8 in x 16 in; 29.5275 cm x 40.64 cm
sketch: 6 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 17.145 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
Date made:
1918-06-07
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25689
Catalog number:
25689
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Very light ink wash and brush with touches of graphite. This interior scene is framed by the sloping roof of a loft. In the left foreground, a soldier sits on a cot holding his gun. A sword hangs on the wall in the right of the sketch. Two more soldiers can be seen through a doorway on the back wall of the loft. The sketch is done on beige wove paper mounted on beige card which is ruled in graphite. A label below the sketch, mounted on the card, reads: "AMERICAN SOLDIERS/Quartered in the loft of an old barn on the/outskirts of Chateau Thierry/BY W. J. DUNCAN/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2847"
Location:
Currently not on view
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Soldier Dance

Artists/Makers:
Dick West (Wapah Nahyah/Wah-pah-nah-yah/Walter Richard West, Sr.), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1912-1996
Donor:
Ruth Spelke (Mrs. Harold Spelke), Non-Indian, 1920-1999
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
71 x 56 cm
Culture/People:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1945
Catalog Number:
25/4000
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. Ruth Spelke (1920-1999); donated to NMAI in 1993.
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Modern and Contemporary Arts
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Animals Aloft - Four-Footed Soldiers

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-07T15:58:08.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-12-29T19:54:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Shows
Views:
450
Video Title:
Animals Aloft - Four-Footed Soldiers
Description:
Dogs have a long history of serving their countries as military scouts, rescue dogs, and messengers. From: ANIMALS ALOFT http://bit.ly/1trxZ1N
Video Duration:
131 seconds
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
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Smithsonian Channel
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Studies of Soldiers

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910
Medium:
Graphite on two joined sheets of dark tan paper
Culture:
American
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1863–65
Period:
Civil War
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1912-12-105
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Horizontal view of four sketches of running soldiers carrying rifles; one of an officer with sword raised in uplifted riight hand; and one of a seated wounded soldier.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Studies of Soldiers

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910
Medium:
Black and white chalk on two joined sheets of brown paper, lined
Culture:
American
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1863–65
Period:
Civil War
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1912-12-101
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four sketches of soldiers; two soldiers charging with rifles, at top; and two lying wounded on the ground, at bottom.
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Soldiers reading newspapers

Creator:
Hunter, Elizabeth
Physical description:
1 painting : watercolor ; 14 x 19 cm.
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1918
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9825
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Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Harvesting Soldier Beans

Artist:
Speight, Ernestine
Medium:
oil on paper
National Origin:
American
Type:
paintings
Accession Number:
1993.0001.0001
Description:
Oil on paper painting features several figures harvesting beans in a field, with a building in the background. The painting represents the artist's memories of life on a farm in the early 1900s. According to a note from the artist, the painting was renamed "Harvesting Butterbeans."
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Anacostia Community Museum
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Dog Soldier Dancer

Artists/Makers:
Woody Crumbo (Woodrow Wilson Crumbo), Potawatomi [Oklahoma]/Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek), 1912-1989
Donor:
R. E. Mansfield (Richard E. Mansfield), Non-Indian, 1937-2007
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Silkscreen printed
Dimensions:
33 x 26.6 cm
Culture/People:
Potawatomi [Oklahoma]
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Date Created:
circa 1970
Catalog Number:
26/3973
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of R.E. Mansfield (1937-2007); donated to NMAI in 2003.
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Odd Chinese soldiers

Artist:
Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Publisher:
Matsuki Heikichi
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 35.9 x 24 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1894.9
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
eating
Japan
Japanese Art
Robert O. Muller collection
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1290
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Soldiers In Mountains

Artist:
Nomura Yoshikuni, 1855 - 1903
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 35.3 × 70.5 cm (13 7/8 × 27 3/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1904.10.5
Topic:
battle
mountain
cloud
Japan
Japanese Art
Robert O. Muller collection
triptych
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1604
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Roman Soldier. Decorated.

Donor Name:
Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, Paris (later the Musée de l'Homme)
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Seine, Ville De Paris, France, Europe
Accession Date:
1885
Topic:
Archaeology
Accession Number:
015758
USNM Number:
A75532-0
Specimen Count:
10
Notes:
From card: "Modeled in plaster and costumed. Arrayed in dress of Roman Legionary with offensive and defensive weapons." Figure is no longer found in the collection, but the parts -- helmet, shield, armor, etc. -- remain.
Record Last Modified:
10 Apr 2015
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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The Dog Soldier

Artists/Makers:
Woody Crumbo (Woodrow Wilson Crumbo), Potawatomi [Oklahoma]/Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek), 1912-1989
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Silkscreen printed
Dimensions:
33 x 26.7 cm
Culture/People:
Potawatomi [Oklahoma]
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Taos; Taos County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1946-1952
Catalog Number:
25/9370
Collection History:
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the House of Six Directions (Scottsdale, Arizona) in 1963; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Modern and Contemporary Arts
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National Museum of the American Indian
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A Tatar soldier

Medium:
Ink and slight tint on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 23.8 x 13.3 cm (9 3/8 x 5 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra, Deccan, India
Date:
16th century
Topic:
warrior
sword
bow
India
shield
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1929.79
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1929
Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1929 [1]
From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1929 [2]
Notes:
[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.
[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
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