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Sample Plate

Manufacturer:
A. Lacroix & Cie, founded 1855  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
plate
Object Name:
plate
Place:
France
Date:
1887
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment
Accession Number:
2005-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42d86d337-efa8-4067-8667-90de2e1b0f97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2005-11-1
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Carte-de-visite album of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

Created by:
John Ritchie, American, 1836 - 1919  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
Subject of:
54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
William Harvey Carney, American, 1840 - 1908  Search this
Medium:
leather, paper (fiber product), metal, albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 6 5/8 × 6 × 2 7/8 in. (16.8 × 15.2 × 7.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 6 3/4 × 13 1/2 × 2 11/16 in. (17.1 × 34.3 × 6.8 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
photograph albums
Place depicted:
Morris Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number:
2014.115.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de23d131-5de6-4b86-a1ee-767d158c8406
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.115.8

Urn

Designer:
Josef Hillerbrand, (German, 1892–1981)  Search this
Manufacturer:
Karlsruhe Maiolica Factory, Germany, founded 1901  Search this
Medium:
Glazed earthenware
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Urn
Manufactured in:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor Wiener
Accession Number:
1999-57-71
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq478d6d577-a711-4728-a93b-b70d2c246ff5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1999-57-71

Cream Jug

Manufacturer:
Royal Worcester, English, established 1751  Search this
Medium:
porcelain, vitreous enamel
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
jug
Object Name:
jug
Made in:
England
Date:
1765–1780
Credit Line:
Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman
Accession Number:
1992-5-11
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4044b07e7-bdf6-4e39-887a-0521129cef82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1992-5-11

Pleated fan

After:
Angelica Kauffmann, (Swiss, 1741–1807)  Search this
Medium:
Painted parchment leaf, painted and gilded ivory sticks carved à jour, glass stone
Type:
costume & accessories
Pleated fan
Possibly made in:
England
Italy
Date:
1795–1805
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-65-167
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b490818d-6a1f-4b48-9113-e81564b5e95c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-65-167

Historic gardens Stereograph collection

Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1870-1910
Summary:
The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.
Index terms:
This collection is indexed in the catalog of the Archives of American Gardens under the following terms:

Types of materials

Stereographs

Subjects-topical

buildings

Parks

Monuments

Historic sites

Gardens--United States

Garden ornaments and furniture

Flower arrangement

Floral decorations

Tropical plants

Topiary work

Sculpture

Recreation

Names

Smithsonian Institution

White House (Washington, D. C.)

United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Historical Note:
Popular during the latter half of the 19th century, stereographs consist of two similar photographic images affixed to a cardboard mount that produce a three-dimensional image when viewed through a stereoscope.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Recreation  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Tropical plants  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Floral decorations  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Flower arrangement  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Parks  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR
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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-str
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1859 - George Hensel's Sewing Machine Patent Model

Maker:
George Hensel  Search this
Object Name:
sewing machine patent model
ID Number:
TE.T06199.000
Catalog number:
T06199.000
Patent number:
024737
Accession number:
89797
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Sewing Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-e10b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1155237

Dulcken Double Manual Harpsichord

Maker:
Dulcken, Joannes Daniel  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 38 1/2 in x 103 in; 91.44 cm x 97.79 cm x 261.62 cm
Object Name:
harpsichord
Place made:
Belgium: Flanders, Antwerp
Date made:
1745
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.315758
Accession number:
65928
Catalog number:
315758
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harpsichords
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a02f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605990

Italian Single Manual Harpsichord

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall instrument: 8 1/4 in x 29 3/4 in x 72 in; 20.955 cm x 75.565 cm x 182.88 cm
case: 9 3/4 in x 33 in x 75 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 83.82 cm x 191.77 cm
overall: harpsichord: 13 3/4 in x 33 in x 75 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 83.82 cm x 191.77 cm
overall: pieces of keyboard back: 3/8 in x 30 in x 2 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 76.2 cm x 6.35 cm
overall: lock board: 1 in x 31 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 79.375 cm x 22.225 cm
overall: music desk: 3/4 in x 30 in x 10 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 76.2 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
harpsichord
keyboard back, pieces of
lock board
music desk
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
1654
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugo Worch
ID Number:
MI.299846
Accession number:
61285
Catalog number:
299846
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harpsichords
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-73c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606007

Floral Decorators

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall:in hu000024 drawer12: 7/16 in x 15 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in; 1.11125 cm x 39.37 cm x 14.2875 cm
overall:in hu000023 drawer27: 1/2 in x 23 7/16 in x 8 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 59.53125 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
Matrices, Batch of
ID Number:
GA.22991.02.2256
Accession number:
288130
Catalog number:
22991.02.2256
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-3855-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_815439
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Tankard

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 6 in; 17.4625 cm x 18.415 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
tankard
Place made:
Denmark: Nordjylland, Ålborg
Date made:
1716
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles and Rosanna Batchelor Memorial, Inc.
ID Number:
DL.61.1062
Catalog number:
61.1062
Accession number:
233749
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-434f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456536
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Creamer

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 13.6525 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
creamer
Place made:
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
Place owned; place used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1906
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Tea Drinking  Search this
China Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr., in memory of Lillian Lash and Arthur Wallace Dunn
ID Number:
DL.62.0334C
Catalog number:
62.0334C
Accession number:
241778
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-93df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300754
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Creamer

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 5/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 17.145 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
creamer
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Place used:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1826
Credit Line:
Gift of William Elderkin Huntington
ID Number:
DL.62.0249
Catalog number:
62.0249
Accession number:
1979.0955
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-2e89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300779
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Water Pitcher

Physical Description:
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
pitcher
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
Date made:
1896
Dates used:
1896 - 1961
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Max Hess
ID Number:
DL.62.0246
Catalog number:
62.0246
Accession number:
239071
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f34c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300806
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Pitcher

Owner; user:
Bellamy, Ellen Washington  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 5/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 5 5/8 in; 26.9875 cm x 18.7325 cm x 14.2875 cm
Object Name:
pitcher
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Place owned; place used:
United States: Georgia, Macon
Date made:
1857
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
ID Number:
DL.60.0996
Catalog number:
60.0996
Accession number:
71656
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-ec6f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300800
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Pitcher

Original owner; presenter:
Bellamy, Ellen Washington  Search this
Recipient; owner:
Washington, Hugh Vernon  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 5/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 26.9875 cm x 19.685 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
pitcher
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Place owned; place used:
United States: Georgia, Macon
Date made:
1857
Presentation date:
1882-02-22
Subject:
Family  Search this
Gifts & Presents  Search this
Washington's Birthday  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
ID Number:
DL.60.0997
Catalog number:
60.0997
Accession number:
71656
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f32e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300801
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Mug

Owner; user:
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond  Search this
Retailer:
Tiffany & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 12.3825 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
mug
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Place owned; place used:
United States: Georgia, Macon
Date made:
1854-1865
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
ID Number:
DL.60.0993
Catalog number:
60.0993
Accession number:
71656
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f1e4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301012
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Scent Bottle

Maker:
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 1 1/8 in; x 15.24 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
bottle, scent
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
post 1868
ca 1875 - 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
ID Number:
DL.60.1749
Catalog number:
60.1749
Accession number:
200122
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5006-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_312426
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Creamer

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interiors material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 17.145 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
creamer
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1835
Credit Line:
Bequest of Amy Wetmore May
ID Number:
DL.387944D
Catalog number:
387944D
Accession number:
190331
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d386-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300040
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Sugar Bowl

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interiors material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in x 5 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
bowl, sugar
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1835
Credit Line:
Bequest of Amy Wetmore May
ID Number:
DL.387944C
Catalog number:
387944C
Accession number:
190331
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f49f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300041
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