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Los Tres Reyes Magos

Title:
The Three Kings
Physical Description:
wood; paint; metal (overall material)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 10.4 cm x 21.1 cm; 12 7/32 in x 4 3/32 in x 8 5/16 in
Object Name:
santos
Place Made:
Puerto Rico
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Puerto Rico  Search this
Three Kings  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
ID Number:
1997.0097.0511.001
Catalog number:
1997.0097.0511.001
Accession number:
1997.0097
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Religion
Cultures & Communities
Vidal
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_601900
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James S. Rankin's 1879 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Patentee:
Rankin, James S.  Search this
Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Inventor:
Rankin, James S.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
ferrous metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 12 in x 6 in; 18.415 cm x 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
school desk, part of
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Minnesota, Muskoda
Date made:
1879
Associated date:
1879-01-21
Subject:
Education  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.65.0349
Catalog number:
65.349
Accession number:
249602
Patent number:
211521
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660950
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James S. Rankin's 1862 School Desk and Bench Patent Model

Patentee:
Rankin, James S.  Search this
Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Inventor:
Rankin, James S.  Search this
Physical Description:
ferrous metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 12.065 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
school desk
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Indiana, Madison
Date made:
1862
Associated date; patent date:
1862-02-18
Subject:
Education  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.249602.582
Catalog number:
249602.582
Accession number:
249602
Patent number:
34,448
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660962
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James Smith's 1871 School Desks and Seats Patent Model

Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Patentee:
Smith, James  Search this
Inventor:
Smith, James  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
ferrous (steel) (overall material)
brass plating (overall material)
silver plating (overall material)
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 7 in x 11 in; 13.335 cm x 17.78 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Indiana, Richmond
Date made:
1871
Patent date:
1871-08-15
Subject:
Education  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.65.0420
Catalog number:
65.0420
Patent number:
118,161
Accession number:
249602
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Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_664149
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M. B. Cochran's School Desk Patent Model

Patentee:
Cochran, Milton B.  Search this
Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Inventor:
Cochran, Milton B.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.255 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Iowa, Davenport
Date made:
1868
Patent date:
1868-02-18
Subject:
Education  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.65.0365
Catalog number:
65.0365
Accession number:
249602
Patent number:
74,504
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Exhibition:
Inventing In America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_664157
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John P. Allen's 1865 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Patentee:
Allen, John P.  Search this
Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Inventor:
Allen, John P.  Search this
Physical Description:
ferrous metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
plating (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Indiana, Richmond
Date made:
1865
Patent date:
1865-03-28
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.65.0358
Accession number:
249602
Catalog number:
65.0358
Patent number:
46,980
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American History Education Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679713
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Edward J. Stearns's 1868 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Patentee:
Stearns, Edward I.  Search this
Transfer:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Inventor:
Stearns, Edward I.  Search this
Physical Description:
non ferrous metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 5 in x 4 in; 14.605 cm x 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
model
desk model
Referenced in patent specifications:
United States: Maryland, Cambridge
Date made:
1868
Patent date:
1868-04-14
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
CL.65.0367
Accession number:
249602
Catalog number:
65.0367
Patent number:
76,839
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Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679731
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School Desk and Seat Model by unknown maker

Bequest:
Hoffman, John  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paint (overall material)
non ferrous metal (bronze) (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in x 2 in; 8.255 cm x 23.8125 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
desk, school
model
desk model
Place made:
unknown
Date made:
n.d.
Subject:
Education  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of John R. Hoffman
ID Number:
1983.0508.06
Accession number:
1983.0508
Catalog number:
1983.0508.06
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American History Education Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679328
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Miss America Crown

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
copper alloy (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rhinestones (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 6 in x 7 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 15.24 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
crown
crown, worn by Yolande B.Betbee (Fox) , Miss America 1951
Date made:
1951
Related event:
Miss America Pageant  Search this
Related Publication:
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
2005.0078.01
Accession number:
2005.0078
Catalog number:
2005.0078.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289940

Health Food: Macrobiotic Brown Rice

Distributor:
Great Eastern Sun  Search this
Maker:
Great Eastern Sun  Search this
Physical Description:
rice, cultured organic brown (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.5 cm x 11 cm x 4.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in
Object Name:
macrobiotic food
Place distributed:
United States: North Carolina, Asheville
Credit Line:
Aveline and Michio Kushi
ID Number:
1997.0240.05
Catalog number:
1997.0240.05
Accession number:
1997.0240
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Cultures & Communities
Agriculture
Health & Medicine
Food
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_688047
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Toy Fire Engine

Physical Description:
black (horses in harness color)
black (pumper color)
white (pumper color)
yellow (horses in harness color)
yellow (pumper color)
iron, cast (horses in harness material)
Object Name:
Toy, Fire Engine, Steam, with Horses
Toy, Fire Engine, Steam, with Horses
Object Type:
toys (recreational artifacts)
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Horses  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
DL.295669.0749
Catalog number:
295669.0749
Accession number:
295669
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Cultures & Communities
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Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314550

Button, Fisher Poets Gathering

American Folklife Center designated the Fisher Poets Gathering as a Local Legacies Project:
Library of Congress  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
button
button - 8th Fisher Poets Gathering Astoria 2005
Place Made:
United States: Oregon, Astoria
Hub of commercial salmon fishing:
United States: Columbia River
Salmon industry relocated:
United States: Alaska
Location of Fisher Poets Gathering:
United States: Oregon, Astoria
Date made:
2005
Related event:
Contemporary United States  Search this
Fisher Poets Gathering  Search this
National Cowboy Poetry Festival  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Columbia River Maritime Museum
ID Number:
2005.0149.03
Catalog number:
2005.0149.03
Accession number:
2005.0149
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Work
Natural Resources
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1291214

sarcophagus

Associated person:
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Purchaser:
Elliott, Commodore  Search this
Previous owner:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  Search this
Physical Description:
stone, marble (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: sarcophagus: 39 in x 42 in x 84 1/2 in; 99.06 cm x 106.68 cm x 214.63 cm
overall: sarcophagus lid: 25 in x 46 in x 88 1/2 in; 63.5 cm x 116.84 cm x 224.79 cm
base: 37 in x 84 in x 42 in; 93.98 cm x 213.36 cm x 106.68 cm
weight (estimate): 14000 lb
Object Name:
sarcophagus
Place purchased:
Al-Lubnān: Bayrūt, Beirut
Related Publication:
Perkins, John B. Ward. Roman Garland Sarcophagi from the Quarries of Proconnesus (Marmara)
ID Number:
PL.016161
Catalog number:
16161
Accession number:
271
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Cultures & Communities
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_530121
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1906 Sarah Butler's "Log Cabin" Pieced Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 72 in x 71 in; 183 cm x 180 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1906
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
TE.E388877
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
E388877
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Cultures & Communities
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556282
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1835 - 1845 Quaker Trousseau Pieced Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, satin, cotton, wool (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 107 in x 121 in; 272 cm x 307 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1835-1845
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Quakers  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
TE.E388880
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
E388880
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556285

1840 - 1860 "Carolina Lily" Album Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 90 in x 81 in; 229 cm x 206 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Lovettsville
Date made:
1840-1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Community  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Elva L. McKinney
ID Number:
TE.T11176
Accession number:
205528
Catalog number:
T11176
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556367
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1853 Rachel Roseberry's "Album Patch" Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 76 in x 74 in; 194 cm x 188 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Brentsville
United States: New Jersey, Phillipsburg
Date made:
1853
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lillie K. Tier
ID Number:
TE.T11232
Accession number:
209501
Catalog number:
T11232
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556371

1851 - 1855 Ripley Family's "Friendship" Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 74 in x 84 in; 187 cm x 214 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Associated Place:
United States: New York, Queens, Long Island City
Date made:
1851-1855
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Community  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Ione Ripley
ID Number:
TE.T11452
Accession number:
210281
Catalog number:
T11452
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Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556373
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1870 - 1886 Margaret Tormey's Crazy-patched Quilt Top

Maker:
Tormey, Margaret McNamara  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, velvet, satin, ribbon (overall material)
thread, silk, cotton, chenille (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 86 in x 86 in; 218 cm x 218 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1870-1886
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Miriam M. Tormey
ID Number:
TE.T12927
Accession number:
247329
Catalog number:
T12927
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Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556415
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1841 - 1844 Mary Taylor's Album Quilt Top

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 82 in x 75 in; 208 cm x 191 cm
Object Name:
quilt top
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Norristown
Date made:
1841-1844
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Barbara C. Donohue
ID Number:
TE.T14870
Catalog number:
T14870
Accession number:
282796
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Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556471
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