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Ship model, RMS Mauretania

Ocean liner owner:
Cunard Steamship Company  Search this
Architect and designer for interior of ocean liner:
Peto, Harold A.  Search this
Measurements:
crate: 68 in x 216 in x 36 in; 172.72 cm x 548.64 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
ship model
model, ship
Sailed from:
United Kingdom: England
Sailed to:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1907
Ship launched:
1907
Broke a time record for transatlantic voyage:
1909
Served as a passenger liner:
1919-1934
Sold and broken apart:
1935-04
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt
ID Number:
TR.311006
Accession number:
134437
Catalog number:
311006
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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1926 Ford Model T roadster

Founder of Ford Motor Company:
Ford, Henry  Search this
Maker:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 66 in x 66 1/2 in x 141 in; 167.64 cm x 168.91 cm x 358.14 cm
Object Name:
roadster
automobile
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Date made:
1926
Related Publication:
A Nation of Nations
Credit Line:
John T. Sickler
ID Number:
TR.333777
Accession number:
305326
Catalog number:
333777
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Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_739493

Oil Painting, Black Ball Packet Ship Isaac Webb

Shipping firm:
Black Ball Line  Search this
Shipbuilder:
Webb, William H.  Search this
Ship's namesake:
Webb, Isaac  Search this
Maker:
Walters, Samuel  Search this
Physical Description:
oil on canvas (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/2 in x 50 in; 90.17 cm x 127 cm
Object Name:
painting, oil, Black Ball packet
Where ship was built:
United States: New York, New York
Ship sailed to:
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
Date made:
1851
Ship was launched:
1851
Ship made transatlantic voyages from New York and Liverpool:
1851-1880
Ship was abandoned:
1880-10
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.317527
Catalog number:
317527
Accession number:
229943
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Art
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_842613

Letter of Marque Topsail Schooner Lynx

Shipbuilder:
Kemp, Peter  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metals (fittings material)
textile (lines material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 1/4 in x 45 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 79.375 cm x 115.57 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
ship
ship model
model, rigged
Where ship was built:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1964
Associated Date:
19th century
Related event:
War of 1812  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.323263
Catalog number:
323263
Accession number:
249753
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_844182

Ship Model, Brig Diligente

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
plastic (fitting material)
rubber (fitting material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 in x 44 in x 16 in; 76.2 cm x 111.76 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
brig
model, rigged brig
Ship used in the slave trade:
Atlantic Ocean
Ship possibly built here as its design was similar to other vessels constructed in Maryland:
United States: Maryland
Date made:
1960
Brig first used in the transatlantic slave trade:
16th century
Slaver was captured:
1837-01-12
1838-04-24
1839
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.318279
Catalog number:
318297
Accession number:
234478
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National Museum of American History
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Rigged Model, Steamship George Law (Central America)

Owned ship:
New York and Liverpool United States Mail Steamship Company  Search this
Designer:
Webb, William H.  Search this
Maker:
Webb, William H.  Search this
Boucher-Lewis Precision Models, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
textile (part: lines material)
metals (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 38 in x 7 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 96.52 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
ship
ship model
model, ship
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York
Where the ship was built and sailed from:
United States: New York, New York
Sailed to:
Panama
United States: California
Date made:
1961
Ship built:
1852-1853
Ship sank:
1857-09-12
Wreck discovered by treasure salvers:
1987
Related event:
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.318465
Catalog number:
318465
Accession number:
236170
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_844265

Presentation Model, Typical Wartime Freighter

Recipient:
Piez, Charles  Search this
Presenter:
Association of Northwestern Shipbuilders  Search this
Referenced:
Emergency Fleet Corporation  Search this
Maker:
Zapffe, Carl  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
wood (overall material)
enamel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in; x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
Ship, Freighter
ship model, freighter
model, ship
Place Made:
United States: Washington, Seattle
Date made:
1919
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Catherine M. and Capt. Raymond M. Kotrla, USN (Ret.)
ID Number:
TR.335462
Catalog number:
335462
Accession number:
321772
1976.321772
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On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_844269
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Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Bicycle, 1925

Maker:
Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works  Search this
Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
leather (overall material)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 39 1/4 in x 21 3/4 in x 70 1/2 in; 99.695 cm x 55.245 cm x 179.07 cm
Object Name:
Bicycle
girl's bicycle
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Fitchburg
Date made:
1925
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Powhatan Moncure, Jr.
ID Number:
CL.318471
Accession number:
236166
Catalog number:
318471
TR*318471
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1091343

Lithograph of "South End of S. Inez Mountains & S. Buenaventura Valley"

Printer:
A. Hoen & Co.  Search this
Original artist:
Campbell, A. H.  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Author:
Parke, J. G.  Search this
Graphic artist:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.5 cm x 24.5 cm; 7 5/16 in x 9 5/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Location of print publication:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.16332.048
Catalog number:
16332.048
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Communications
Art
Military
Government, Politics, and Reform
Natural Resources
Survey Prints
Transcontinental Railroad
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1320023
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"Ol' Man River" Sheet Music

Authored Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Showboat:
Ferber, Edna  Search this
Playwright:
Hammerstein II, Oscar  Search this
Kern, Jerome  Search this
Singer:
Robeson, Paul  Search this
Maker:
T. B. Harms & Co.  Search this
T. B. Harms Company  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 7/8 in x 9 in; 30.1625 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Show boat route:
United States: Mississippi River
United States: Cumberland River
United States: Ohio River
Date made:
1927
"Show Boat" debuted on Broadway:
1927
Sheet music popular:
19th and early 20th centuries
Edna Ferber authored Pultizer-Prize winning novel, Show Boat:
1926
Show boat were popular entertainment:
19th century
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
2008.3026.01
Nonaccession number:
2008.3026
Catalog number:
2008.3026.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336044

Deep Snow Topaz 1943

Title:
Deep Snow Topaz 1943
Maker:
Ujihara, Akio  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
paint (overall material)
pencil (overall material)
watercolor painting (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 11 in x 15 in; 27.94 cm x 38.1 cm
overall: 11 in x 15 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 38.735 cm
Object Name:
painting
Place made:
United States: Utah, Topaz War Relocation Center
Associated place; depicted:
United States: Utah, Topaz War Relocation Center
Date made:
1944-03-15
Subject:
Prisoners of War  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Seasons  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Akio Ujihara
ID Number:
1986.3047.09
Catalog number:
1986.3047.09
Nonaccession number:
1986.3047
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131482

Washington Motor Co. Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.245
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.245
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Radiator Emblems
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_840412

Ohio Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.179
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.179
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_840419

Corbin Motor Vehicle Company Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.060
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.060
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_840453

1955 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

User:
Harder, Nancy  Search this
Harder, George  Search this
Maker:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/16 ft x 6 ft x 17 ft; 1.6508 m x 1.8288 m x 5.1816 m
Object Name:
automobile
automobile, station wagon
Date made:
1955
Credit Line:
Gift of George and Nancy Harder
ID Number:
1989.0211.01
Accession number:
1989.0211
Catalog number:
1989.0211.01
Serial number:
U5LY-125372
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America on the Move
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Exhibition:
History Highlights: All Work, No Pay
AOTM
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892769

Flxible Radiator Emblem

Object Name:
emblem, radiator
Credit Line:
Hubert G. Larson
ID Number:
TR.325528.108
Accession number:
260303
Catalog number:
325528.108
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_840308

Cadillac Tonneau, 1903

Contributed:
Firestone, Jr., Harvey S.  Search this
Reconditioned:
Buckley, Ralph  Search this
Maker:
Cadillac Motor Car Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 62 in x 67 1/2 in x 109 1/2 in; 157.48 cm x 171.45 cm x 278.13 cm
Object Name:
Automobile
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Date made:
1903
Subject:
Automobiles  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Cadillac Motor Car Company
ID Number:
TR.308217
Catalog number:
308217
Accession number:
71005
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843007

Franklin Sedan, 1925

Measurements:
overall: 75 in x 70 in x 164 in; 190.5 cm x 177.8 cm x 416.56 cm
Object Name:
automobile
Associated Place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: New York
Date made:
1925
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Henry W. Mathis
ID Number:
1962.244503.01
Accession number:
244503
Catalog number:
321454
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1336026
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Stanley Runabout, 1910

Maker:
Stanley Motor Carriage Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 77 in x 65 in x 139 in; 195.58 cm x 165.1 cm x 353.06 cm
on pallet: 85 in x 75 in x 145 in; 215.9 cm x 190.5 cm x 368.3 cm
Object Name:
automobile
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
1910
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Dowling Bruun
ID Number:
1982.0417.01
Catalog number:
82.0417.01
Accession number:
1982.0417
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1339078
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Brawner-Ford 'Hawk' racing car

Maker:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Clint Brawner  Search this
Garrett Corp.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 73 in x 160 in; 93.98 cm x 185.42 cm x 406.4 cm
Object Name:
automobile, racing
automobile, racing car
race car
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of STP Corporation
ID Number:
TR.336463
Accession number:
1978.0418
Catalog number:
336463
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_694874
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