Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
138654 documents - page 1 of 500Result pages are truncated to 500.

[Trade catalogs from General Motors]

Variant company name:
WWII  Search this
Company Name:
General Motors  Search this
Related companies:
GM, Delco Products  Search this
Notes content:
includes 1942 Annual Report to Employes, War Tugs tell their tales of the sea, Three R's of GM's War products training program, Delco War Products all over the World
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10230
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10230

[Trade catalogs from Crane Co.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Crane Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Crane Export Corp. ; Crane, Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
Corwith family of lavatories, baths, sinks, dressing tables ; water systems, heaters, softeners
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Topic:
Household appliances  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Hydraulic machinery  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10162
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10162

[Trade catalogs from Combustioneer Automatic Coal Burner]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
Combustioneer Automatic Coal Burner  Search this
Related companies:
Steel Products Engineering Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Combustioneer provides automatic coal burning for heating homes
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Springfield, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10191
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10191

The Feather Detective

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 04:00:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
See More From Collection:
Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_7ee1e286cbc11a471865e79eef87d843

General Anthony Wayne

Attribution:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Identified as:
Anthony Wayne, 1 Jan 1745 - 15 Dec 1796  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
18th Century
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Male  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Georgia  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL01775
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cf0d7548-ae88-43db-8613-3247943d77aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL01775

Colonel Flanagan

Artist:
Boris Bernhard Gordon, 1882 - 1976  Search this
Sitter:
Col. Flanagan, 20th Century  Search this
Identified as:
James Wainwright Flanagan, 1872 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
137.2 × 109.2cm (54 × 43")
Stretcher: 114.3 × 86.4cm (45 × 34")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
James Wainwright Flanagan: Male  Search this
James Wainwright Flanagan: Science and Technology\Engineer\Mining  Search this
Col. Flanagan: Male  Search this
Col. Flanagan: Military\Army\Soldier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
MT990003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46a2046d1-1a1d-443d-bcae-a0096793527b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MT990003

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1780
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
UK990705
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm464638a6f-617b-4a50-bd65-89151b04b56d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UK990705

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly after:
Joseph Wright, 16 Jul 1756 - c. 11 Oct 1793  Search this
Former attribution:
John Ramage, c. 1748 - 1802  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and pastel crayon on paper?
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL01060
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47fca6b3d-69ed-481f-9c33-2c37765a3835
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL01060

Anthony Wayne

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
Anthony Wayne, 1 Jan 1745 - 15 Dec 1796  Search this
Type:
Silhouette
Topic:
Anthony Wayne: Male  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Georgia  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania  Search this
Anthony Wayne: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
PC991742
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b0909567-d534-49ec-aedc-d846504e0bdb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991742

Bust of George Washington [?]

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
45.7 x 21.6 x 16.8cm (18 x 8 1/2 x 6 5/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Object number:
WU 3155
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4220476f2-5dd2-4305-bd44-fd203567b0e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_WU_3155

Norman Mineta

Artist:
Everett Raymond Kinstler, 5 Aug 1926 - 26 May 2019  Search this
Sitter:
Norman Yoshio Mineta, born 12 Nov 1931  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 106.7 x 91.4cm (42 x 36")
Frame: 117 x 101.8 x 5.1cm (46 1/16 x 40 1/16 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2009
Topic:
Artwork\Sculpture\Statuette  Search this
Norman Yoshio Mineta: Male  Search this
Norman Yoshio Mineta: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Commerce  Search this
Norman Yoshio Mineta: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Transportation  Search this
Norman Yoshio Mineta: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California  Search this
Norman Yoshio Mineta: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\San Jose, CA  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of George and Sakaye Aratani; Hill & Knowlton; Verizon Communications; AT&T; Freddie Mac; Saturn Electronics & Engineering/Wally Tsuha; Ms. Irene Hirano and the Japanese American National Museum; National Japanese American Memorial Foundation; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars; Asian American Government Executives Network; Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies; Allen Okamoto, Chairman of Asian Real Estate Association of America; Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations; Col. S. Phil Ishio (ret.) and Connie Ishio; Japanese American Citizens League (National); Japanese American Citizens League (D.C. Chapter); Japanese American Veterans Association; Justice & Security Strategies, Inc.; Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.; Robert Nakamoto; National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development; National Association of Realtors®; National Council of Asian Pacific Americans; OCA; State Farm®; and other friends of Norman Mineta
Object number:
NPG.2010.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 2000 to Present
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 341
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm483fe685c-b4d8-4129-ba52-ce4868c9efbb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2010.19

Pierre Charles L'Enfant

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, 1754 - 1825  Search this
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Print
Topic:
Pierre Charles L'Enfant: Male  Search this
Pierre Charles L'Enfant: Science and Technology\Engineer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL00798
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bdad048a-0935-437e-ada1-2d58299b45d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL00798

Pierre Charles L'Enfant

Forgery after:
Thomas Bluget de Valdenuit, 1763 - 1846  Search this
Identified as:
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, 1754 - 1825  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Pierre Charles L'Enfant: Male  Search this
Pierre Charles L'Enfant: Science and Technology\Engineer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL00799
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm433049ef5-c9a9-4048-94c3-fd63f8ce8f64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL00799

George Washington

Attribution:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1.9 x 1.6cm (3/4 x 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1796-1798
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Website: www.rwnaf.org/
Object number:
373 RWN
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm467017a6f-e0e7-4122-bb0a-8473cc4f54be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_373_RWN

George Washington

Attribution:
Jean Milette  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Type:
Silhouette
Topic:
Silhouette  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
NY321205
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e22b9b19-a517-472a-9abc-1b1a86052dd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY321205

Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Artist:
Frank Stanley Herring, 1894 - 12 Jun 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth, 24 May 1878 - 2 Jan 1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 114.3 x 88.6 x 4.1cm (45 x 34 7/8 x 1 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1929-1930
Topic:
Costume\Academic cap and gown  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Female  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Science and Technology\Engineer\Industrial  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Health and Medicine\Psychologist\Industrial Psychologist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and Lillian Carey Barley
Object number:
NPG.97.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1930-1960
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 321
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e184414a-2705-4a56-8e1f-51f1b4f9312b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.97.59

Benjamin Henry Latrobe [Alleged]

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Identified as:
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1 May 1764 - 3 Sep 1820  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63.9cm x 51.4cm (25 3/16" x 20 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1815-1820
Topic:
Benjamin Henry Latrobe: Male  Search this
Benjamin Henry Latrobe: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Benjamin Henry Latrobe: Science and Technology\Engineer\Civil  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
DC990033
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40d622dde-cc60-4e85-98a7-7207c1fd67dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC990033

George Washington

Possible attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Identified as:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
1756
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: George E. Doty
Object number:
UK990002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b5413bc5-368c-4cc0-b4b0-95c525b9f4c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UK990002

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Artist:
Margaret French Cresson, 3 Aug 1889 - 2 Oct 1973  Search this
Foundry:
Gorham Co. Founders  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Evelyn Byrd, 25 Oct 1888 - 11 Mar 1957  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Base: 25 × 25.1 × 18.7 cm (9 13/16 × 9 7/8 × 7 3/8")
With Base: 75.2 × 30.8 × 26.7 cm (29 5/8 × 12 1/8 × 10 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1927
Topic:
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Male  Search this
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Literature\Writer  Search this
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Military\Navy\Officer\Rear Admiral  Search this
Richard Evelyn Byrd: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of Captain and Mrs. John Gibbons) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm471ef68c8-8c2c-4f99-b1bc-a39d6ca32dc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2019.39
Online Media:

Machine for Wrapping Wire-Rope, Patent Model

Inventor:
Roebling, John A.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 26.67 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
wire rope making machine
wire - rope making machine
patent model, rope making machine, wire
Object Type:
Patent Model
Associated place:
United States: Pennsylvania, Saxonburg
Date made:
1842
Patent date:
1842-07-16
ID Number:
MC.308790
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
308790
Patent number:
2,720
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-6ff4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1403809
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By