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Design for Sofa and Mirror, Portrait Room, Royal Palace, Warsaw, Poland

Artist:
Jean Louis Prieur
Architect:
Victor Louis, 1731–1802
Client:
Stanislas Augustus II, King of Poland, 1732–1798
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, rose watercolor on cream laid paper
Culture:
French
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1766
Period:
Neoclassical
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-68
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
A sofa with two end seats separated by gaines from the central section; a double-headed spread eagle, top center, from which festoons hang toward the bottom of the mirror frame, topped by a canopy with feathers; above, curtains are held up by putti crouching at the corners; a circular medallion under the canopy contains the monogram SIR, referring to King Stanislas Augustus II of Poland (l732-1798).
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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"Chariot of Apollo," Ceiling Design for Count Bielinski's Cabinet, Warsaw, Poland

Designer:
Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, French, 1695–1750
Medium:
Pen and gray ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, gold paint, black chalk on white laid paper
Culture:
French
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Paris, France
Date:
1734
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-214
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
The central area is taken up with simulated sky with the chariot of Apollo. Around the edges, allegorical figures seated on clouds; simulated architecture of vaults and pendentives about the outer edges, within an architectural frame.
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Knife

Maker:
Gerlach
Medium:
Silver, steel
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
Knife
Made in:
Warsaw, Poland
Date:
ca. 1850–1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger
Accession Number:
1960-189-2-a
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
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Knife

Maker:
Gerlach
Medium:
Silver, steel
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
Knife
Made in:
Warsaw, Poland
Date:
ca. 1850–1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger
Accession Number:
1960-189-2-e
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
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Hotel Terminus, Warszawa

Medium:
Offset lithograph
Type:
graphic design
Print
Object Name:
Print
Place depicted:
Warsaw, Poland
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1994-62-30
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Luggage label with an loive green mermaid bearing a sword and shield. A city-scape with a prominent tower against ared sky forms the background. Text in a ribbon shape in top margin: HOTEL TERMINUS; in band across bottom: WARSZAWA
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Poster for Jazz Jamboree '71, 14th International Jazz Festival Warsaw, Poland, October 28-30, 1971

Subject:
Jazz Jamboree '71
Physical description:
Ink / Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1971
Local number:
AC0301-0000054.tif (AC Scan No.)
Cite as:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Abraham Manievich with unidentified group at his one-man show, Warsaw, Poland [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son
Subject:
Manievich, Abraham
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1921
Topic:
Portrait male--Knee length
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist
Occupation--Art--Painter
Architecture interior--Art Building--Gallery
Portrait group
Image number:
JUL J0003356
Notes:
Copy negative by Peter A. Juley & Son of a photograph by an unidentified photographer
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Abraham Manievich with unidentified group at his one-man show, Warsaw, Poland [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son
Subject:
Manievich, Abraham
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1921
Topic:
Portrait male--Knee length
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist
Occupation--Art--Painter
Architecture interior--Art Building--Gallery
Image number:
JUL J0003358
Notes:
Copy negative by Peter A. Juley & Son of a photograph by an unidentified photographer
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Warsaw Market

Artist:
Louis Lozowick, born Ludvinovka, Russia 1892-died South Orange, NJ 1973
Printer:
George C. Miller, born New York City 1894-died 1965
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 13 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. (34.6 x 24.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure group\male
Figure(s) in exterior\commercial
Cityscape\Poland\Warsaw
Object\fruit\apple
Object\other\container
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adele Lozowick
Object number:
1986.81.16
Copyright Credit Line:
© 1937, Lee Lozowick
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Petrograd-Warsaw Railway Medal, Jeton

Associated person:
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia
Alexander II
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.5 mm x 26 mm x 2.6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
Object Name:
railway pass
medal
Place made:
Poland
Associated place:
Rossiya: Rossiya, Sankt-Peterburg
Polska: Mazowieckie, Warszawa
Date made:
1862
Subject:
Transportation
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
Event:
Completion of the Petrograd - Warsaw Railway
Credit Line:
duPont Collection
ID Number:
NU*66.288.21
Catalog number:
66.288.21
Accession number:
270424
Description:
This jeton or medalette commemorates the completion of the railroad connecting Saint Petersburg, Russia and Warsaw, Poland in 1862. During the 19th century, much of Poland was under Russian control and was ruled by the Romanovs.
Obverse inscription: H I - A II / 1852 - 1862 С.НЕТЕРЕУРГО - КАРШАВСКАЯ ЖЕЛЂЗНАЯ ДОРОТА (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II).
Reverse inscription: СОТРУДНИКАМЪ ПО УСТРОЙСТВУ ДОРОГИ / Bacui : Ceperebur / ШАШИНУ / 102 (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II, the Tsars of Poland in 1852 and 1862 respectively).
Location:
Currently not on view
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Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Wartość dodana : światowe wzornictwo z polski : katalog wystawy, Warszawa 2009 = Added value : global design form Poland : exhibition catalogue, Warsaw 2009 / [catalog editing, Ewa Siemieńska]

Światowe wzornictwo z polskiAdded value : global design from PolandGlobal design from Poland
Author:
Siemieńska, Ewa
Instytut Wzornictwa Przemysłowego (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
101 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 21x21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Date:
2009
Topic:
Design
Designers
Call number:
NK1471.P6 W37 2009
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Schattensprung : 11 Künstlerinnen und Künstler aus Berlin : Mimmo Catania ... [et al.] : 17. September 20. November 1994, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst - Ujazdowski Schlos, Warschau = Skok cienia : 11 artystek i artystów z Berlina : 17 wrzesień - 20 listopad 1994, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa

Skok cienia
Author:
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Berlin
Date:
1994
Topic:
Art, German--Exhibitions
Call number:
N6885 .S32 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Studio 1972-1982 / [opracowanie: Zbigniew Taranienko]

Teatr Studio Galeria
Author:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Taranienko, Zbigniew
Subject:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Physical description:
154 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Warsaw
Date:
1982
1982]
Topic:
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Set designers
Call number:
PN2091.S8 S78 1982
Notes:
Includes index
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Osiemnastowieczne fajanse Warszawskie / Ilona Zatorska-Antonowicz

Author:
Zamek Królewski (Warsaw, Poland)
Zatorska-Antonowicz, Ilona
Subject:
Zamek Królewski (Warsaw, Poland) Catalogs
Physical description:
[17] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Poland
Date:
1993
Topic:
Faience--Catalogs
Pottery--Catalogs
Call number:
NK4305.5.P7 Z24 1993
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Tadashi Kawamata : tk2 : rekonstrukja : projekt rewitalizacji piwnic z XIX wieku = reconstruction : project of revitalisation of the XIXth century cellars

Tk2RekonstrukjaReconstruction
Author:
Kawamata, Tadashi 1953-
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Kawamata, Tadashi 1953-
Physical description:
99 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Warsaw
Date:
2003
[2003]
Topic:
Site-specific installations (Art)
Notes:
"Opening: 4.10.2003 ... permanent installation ..."--Colophon
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Wilanów / [text, Jadwiga Mieleszko ; translation, Bożena Rodzińska]

Author:
Mieleszko, Jadwiga
Subject:
Pałac w Wilanowie (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
20 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Warsaw (Poland)
Date:
19uu
[19--?]
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc
Call number:
NA7764.W5 M54 1900z
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The afronomical way / Sanford Biggers

Stanford Biggers
Author:
Biggers, Sanford
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Biggers, Sanford
Physical description:
1 item (43 cards) : col. ill. ; 14 x 11 cm
Type:
Specimens
Exhibitions
Artists' books
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Place:
Poland
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Artists' books
Notes:
Edition of 300 copies
Consists of 43 color printed cards housed in special box. Text in English and Polish
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Wilanów

Author:
Fijałkowski, Wojciech
Subject:
Pałac w Wilanowie (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
32 p. illus., map. 16 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
Call number:
NA7764.W5 F4X
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Adam Adach : portrety, lustra = portraits, mirrors / [curator, Ewa Gorządek]

Portrety, lustraPortraits, mirrors
Author:
Adach, Adam 1962-
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Adach, Adam 1962-
Physical description:
135 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
[2007]
Call number:
ND955.P63 A332 2007
Notes:
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Apr. 28-June 10, 2007
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Zbiory sztuki współczesnej i dokumentacja / [opracowanie i redakcja katalogu Andrzej Ekwiński]

Author:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Ekwiński, Andrzej
Subject:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Physical description:
126 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
20th century
Topic:
Art, Polish
Art, Modern
Call number:
N7255.P6 T43 1976
Notes:
English and Polish
At head of title: Galeria Teatru Studio
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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