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If I Could Build My Own Museum

Author:
Ripley, S. Dillon  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1988
Citation:
Ripley, S. Dillon. 1988. "If I Could Build My Own Museum." In Symposium Proceedings of the Chicago Academy of Sciences. 201–212.
Identifier:
99163
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_99163

Designs for a Watchcase Lid or Medallion, Baskets of Flowers, and a Frieze

Print Maker:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Designer:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Publisher:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
ca. 1660-70
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-529-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48972dcf8-ac78-4b14-a8bd-769ac5a72e56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-529-3

Designs for a Watchcase Lid or Medallion and Flowers

Print Maker:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Designer:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Publisher:
Jacques Vauquer, French, 1621–1686  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
ca. 1660-70
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-529-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c6040483-1f6f-461b-9460-fece66c0a1b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-529-8

What is Feminist Art? questionnaire responses, 2019

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Subject:
Savig, Mary  Search this
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Citation:
What is Feminist Art? questionnaire responses, 2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21690
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)398490
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Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_398490

Cup with stand (youring)

Medium:
Silver with gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 20.7 × 16.5 cm (8 1/8 × 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.27a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ec9c317f-6f1e-469f-99a8-f61e312f9181
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.27a-b

2c American Authors James Fenimore Cooper approved large die proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 860P1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1939
Topic:
The Great Depression (1929-1939)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.25228
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a4bed2ff-f501-4e89-9174-481c3e251bf4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.25228
Online Media:

3c American Authors Ralph Waldo Emerson approved large die proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 861P1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1939
Topic:
The Great Depression (1929-1939)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.25229
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8765bf12f-9095-4228-b563-8582eb19bf5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.25229
Online Media:

3c Wyoming Statehood 50th anniversary large die proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 897P1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1940
Topic:
The Great Depression (1929-1939)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.25231
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8310a6ff7-0bc4-428c-ba53-3bc4107e22ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.25231
Online Media:

3c Kentucky Statehood 150th Anniversary large die proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 904P1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 6 x 8 in. (15.24 x 20.32 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1942
Topic:
World War II (1939-1945)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.25232
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8cb909f7d-919d-4ff7-b20b-7d5b511c47fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.25232

3c Steamship "Savannah" large die proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 923P1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 6 x 8 in. (15.24 x 20.32 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Date:
1944
Topic:
World War II (1939-1945)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.242263.25234
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm81be3d54b-351d-477c-95d7-17fb49e7ded4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.25234

90c Washington single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 39
Depicts:
George Washington, American, 1732 - 1799  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue) / engraved
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/16 x 7/8 in. (2.7 x 2.22 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1860
Topic:
Floyd S. Leach Collection  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
U.S. Classics  Search this
Object number:
0.260305.151.73.6
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88969622b-3fd2-4df2-9b22-75022b67dfeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.260305.151.73.6
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1c Franklin Mailometer Company type IV vending coil pair

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 343
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (green); gum /
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 3/4 in. (2.54 x 4.45 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1908
Topic:
Floyd S. Leach Collection  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
0.260305.162.7.2.1-2
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e8f08081-db5b-4956-a868-d3f4046a5431
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.260305.162.7.2.1-2

8c William T. Sherman single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 225
Printer:
American Bank Note Company  Search this
Depicts:
William Tecumseh Sherman, American, 1820 - 1891  Search this
Medium:
soft porous paper; ink (lilac) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 7/8 in. (2.54 x 2.22 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1893
Topic:
Military & Policing Forces  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.1581
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8729ab36e-54e5-4195-aa99-060d74591027
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.1581

10c Washington type I single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 31
Depicts:
George Washington, American, 1732 - 1799  Search this
Printer:
Toppan, Carpenter and Company  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (green) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/16 x 13/16 in. (2.7 x 2.06 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1857
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
U.S. Classics  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.169
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm82e0a512e-25ca-459e-8f41-9148fefbc7e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.169

2c Washington type I single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 319i
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine); gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 7/8 in. (2.54 x 2.22 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1908
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2005.2001.62
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm862bd4e23-ef22-4a24-b82d-c3339740a8c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2001.62

1c Washington bottom arrow block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 531
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (green)/ offset; gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (6.35 x 6.35 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 1919
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.1100
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8598cdb57-8ac4-454b-8b3e-4a683992e809
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.1100

1c Franklin top plate block of six

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 247
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue); gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width (NTE): 3 x 3 in. (7.62 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1894
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.219.1-6
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88543be43-b56a-4cbc-95ac-2c36420ccc39
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.219.1-6

6c James A. Garfield top plate block of six

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 305
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (claret)/ engraving; gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width (NTE): 3 x 3 in. (7.62 x 7.62 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1903
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.410.1-6
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm84d56496c-91e7-4548-a341-63e4dc29e152
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.410.1-6

2c Electric Light Golden Jubilee coil line pair

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 656
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine rose)/ engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 3/4 in. (2.54 x 4.45 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1929
Topic:
Technology & Inventions  Search this
The Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
2006.2034.52.1-2
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e2f9cadb-2c7c-44af-8461-1e7bc9c79193
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2034.52.1-2

12 lire Sylvester I and Constantine Basilica single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 161
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
April 23, 1953
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.155
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8b569e06b-78a2-4850-9a55-1d26d2f0b653
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.155

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