Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
34 documents - page 1 of 2

Patent Model, Sharps Breechloading Falling Block Percussion Rifle

Patentee:
Sharps, Christian  Search this
Maker:
Sharps, Christian  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 48 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 124.1425 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
carbine
carbine, percussion
patent model
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1848
ID Number:
AF.251117
Catalog number:
251117
Accession number:
48865
Patent number:
5763
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_417130

Technicolor Camera

Maker:
Technicolor Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
asbestos insulation (inside blimp material)
steel (camera and blimp material)
blue (camera and blimp color)
steel (camera dolly material)
black (camer dolly color)
aluminum (matt box material)
leather (matt box trim material)
black (matt box and trim color)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 68 in x 106 in x 31 in; 172.72 cm x 269.24 cm x 78.74 cm
Object Name:
35mm technicolor Df-24
motion picture camera
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1937
Related Publication:
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Technicolor Corporation
ID Number:
PG.008166
Catalog number:
8166
Maker number:
Patent No: 2,000,058
Accession number:
260112
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
National Treasures exhibit
Popular Entertainment
Early Color Cinema Equipment Collection
Photo History Collection
Photography
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759495
Additional Online Media:

E-mu SP-12 Drum Machine

Maker:
E-mu Systems, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 19 in x 15 1/4 in; 17.78 cm x 48.26 cm x 38.735 cm
Object Name:
synthesizer
Place made:
United States: California, Santa Cruz
Date made:
1985-1986
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Tim Simcox
ID Number:
2006.0164.01
Accession number:
2006.0164
Catalog number:
2006.0164.01
Serial number:
1950
Model number:
7021
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316931

Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver

Licensee:
Colt, Samuel  Search this
Maker:
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 13 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 33.02 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Revolver
revolver, percussion
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
1861
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Charles Bremner Hogg Jackson
ID Number:
1980.0399.0696
Accession number:
1980.0399
Serial number:
103554
Catalog number:
1980.0399.0696
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Revolvers
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1005116

sound recording: Bustin' Loose Part 1

Maker:
Nouveau Music Company  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 31.5 cm; 12 3/16 in x 12 3/8 in
Object Name:
sound recording
Date made:
1978
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Grandmaster Flash
ID Number:
2006.0060.02.1
Accession number:
2006.0060
Catalog number:
2006.0060.02.1
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301249
Additional Online Media:

Technics Turntable, used by Grandmaster Flash

Maker:
Technics  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45 cm x 37 cm x 8 cm; 17 23/32 in x 14 9/16 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
turntable
Date made:
1979-1981
1979-1988
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Grandmaster Flash
ID Number:
2006.0060.03
Accession number:
2006.0060
Catalog number:
2006.0060.03
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301251
Additional Online Media:

Rane Mixer, used by Grandmaster Flash

Maker:
Rane Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33.5 cm x 25.5 cm x 10 cm; 13 3/16 in x 10 1/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
mixer
Place made:
United States: Washington, Mukilteo
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Grandmaster Flash
ID Number:
2006.0060.04
Accession number:
2006.0060
Catalog number:
2006.0060.04
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301252
Additional Online Media:

Boombox, used by Fab 5 Freddy

Maker:
Sharp  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 34 in x 9 in; 29.21 cm x 86.36 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
boom box
radio
music system
Date made:
ca 1985
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0059.01
Accession number:
2006.0059
Catalog number:
2006.0059.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322612

Columbia High-Wheel Bicycle, 1886

Maker:
Pope Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 148 cm x 67 cm x 167 cm; 58 1/4 in x 26 3/8 in x 65 3/4 in
front wheel: 52 in; 132.08 cm
Object Name:
bicycle
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret Alduk in memory of Frank P. Alduk
ID Number:
1994.0279.02
Accession number:
1994.0279
Serial number:
13676
Catalog number:
1994.0279.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Bicycling
Road Transportation
Transportation
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1281900

Xerox Alto Central Processing Unit

Maker:
Xerox Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/2 in x 27 3/4 in x 28 in; 57.15 cm x 70.485 cm x 71.12 cm
overall: 57 in x 39 in x 43 in; 144.78 cm x 99.06 cm x 109.22 cm
Object Name:
Microcomputer
processor, computer, xerox alto microcomputer
Date made:
1973
ID Number:
1989.0432.01.1
Catalog number:
1989.0432.01.1
Accession number:
1989.0432
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334631

Xerox Alto Monitor & Keyboard

Title:
Xerox Alto Monitor & Keyboard
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 18 1/2 in x 16 in; 53.34 cm x 46.99 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
Microcomputer Monitor
display, keyboard, and mouse, xerox alto microcomputer
Credit Line:
Xerox Corporation, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
ID Number:
1989.0432.01.2
Catalog number:
1989.0432.01.2
Accession number:
1989.0432
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334632

Intel C8080 8-Bit Microprocessor

Maker:
Intel Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5/16 in x 2 in x 5/8 in; .79375 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
integrated circuit
Date made:
1974
Credit Line:
from Stephen A. Emery, Jr.
ID Number:
2014.0005.01
Accession number:
2014.0005
Catalog number:
2014.0005.01
Model number:
C8080
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1455736

Medtronic 5800 Pacemaker

Maker:
Medtronic  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16.8 cm x 13 cm x 5 cm; 6 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 31/32 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 11.1125 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
cardiology
pacemaker
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1972
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Invention  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Medtronic, Inc.
ID Number:
2014.0031.01
Accession number:
2014.0031
Catalog number:
2014.0031.01
Serial number:
2BP0047
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1458882
Additional Online Media:

Medtronic Revo MRI SurScan Pacemaker

Maker:
Medtronic  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5.6 cm x 6.1 cm x 1.1 cm; 2 7/32 in x 2 13/32 in x 7/16 in
leads: 37.5 cm x .3 cm; 14 3/4 in x 1/8 in
overall: 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 21 in; .9525 cm x 4.7625 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
cardiology
pacemaker
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1972
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Medtronic, Inc.
ID Number:
2014.0031.02
Serial number:
PTN843023M
Accession number:
2014.0031
Catalog number:
2014.0031.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1458887
Additional Online Media:

Medtronic EnPluse Pacemaker

Maker:
Medtronic  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 5.8 cm x .9 cm; 2 5/32 in x 2 9/32 in x 11/32 in
overall: 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cardiology
pacemaker
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Credit Line:
Gift of Medtronic, Inc.
ID Number:
2014.0031.03
Serial number:
PNB200113Q
Accession number:
2014.0031
Catalog number:
2014.0031.03
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1458889
Additional Online Media:

Apple Macintosh Personal Computer

Maker:
Apple Computer  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 16 in x 20 in; 34.29 cm x 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
microcomputer
Place Made:
United States: California, Cupertino
Date made:
1984
Subject:
Macintosh  Search this
Credit Line:
Apple Computer
ID Number:
1985.0118.01
Catalog number:
1985.0118.01
Accession number:
1985.0118
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Work
Computers & Business Machines
Family & Social Life
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334371
Additional Online Media:

DeWall Bubble Oxygenator

Maker:
Phelan Mfg. Corp.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 81.5 cm x 45 cm; 32 1/16 in x 17 11/16 in
Object Name:
Oxygenator
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1955
Subject:
Surgery  Search this
Credit Line:
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
ID Number:
2002.0151.17
Accession number:
2002.0151
Catalog number:
2002.0151.17
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1213074

Fairchild Planar Transistor

Maker:
Fairchild Semiconductor  Search this
Object Name:
Transistor
Location of prior holder:
Unlinked Place
Unlinked Place
United States: California
Unlinked Place
Date made:
1961
Associated date:
1961
Credit Line:
from INTEL Corporation
ID Number:
1984.0124.08
Accession number:
1984.0124
Catalog number:
1984.0124.08
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713502

Chardack-Greatbatch Pacemaker

Maker:
Medtronic  Search this
Medtronic Incorporated  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7.2 cm x 7.7 cm x 2.7 cm; 2 13/16 in x 3 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
overall, as stored: 1 in x 6 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 16.51 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
Pacemaker
pacemaker
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1960's
Credit Line:
National Museum of American History
ID Number:
2001.0127.01
Accession number:
2001.0127
Catalog number:
2001.0127.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_741594

Elite II Pacemaker 7085

Maker:
Medtronic  Search this
Medtronic Incorporated  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5.4 cm x 4.1 cm x 1 cm; 2 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Pacemaker
cardiology
pacemaker
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1990's
Circa 1992-1996
Credit Line:
Seymour Furman, M.D.
ID Number:
2001.0192.04
Accession number:
2001.0192
Catalog number:
2001.0192.04
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_833952

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History