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Elbridge Gerry

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
Nathaniel Jocelyn, 1796 - 1881  Search this
Copy after:
John Vanderlyn, 15 Oct 1775 - 23 Sep 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Elbridge Gerry, 17 Jul 1744 - 23 Nov 1814  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
63.8cm x 48.5cm (25 1/8" x 19 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Elbridge Gerry: Male  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Elbridge Gerry: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1943.1816
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bd460e1c-9b7b-4fa9-93f1-7d37d5467308
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.1816

Metric Set Square

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, folded: 16.2 cm x 2 cm x .4 cm; 6 3/8 in x 25/32 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
set square
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1800
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Albert Haertlein
ID Number:
1985.0580.01
Accession number:
1985.0580
Catalog number:
333926
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Squares and Triangles
Metric System
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-7343-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904465
Online Media:

Divisional Records, 1866, 1954-1997

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Subject:
Merzbach, Uta C. 1933-  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Section of Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Mathematics  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Physical Sciences and Measurements  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical and Biological Sciences  Search this
University of Texas at Austin  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Federation of Information Processing Societies  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Picture postcards
Drawings
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1866
1866-1997
1866, 1954-1997
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Computers--History  Search this
Mathematicians  Search this
Women mathematicians  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Mathematical instruments  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Mathematics--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 20-126
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Divisional Records 1866, 1954-1997 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_400101

Mother and Son Reading

Alternate Title:
Mary Pelham and Son
Portrait of the Artist's Mother and Half-Brother
Portrait of a woman and a young boy
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Former attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Mary Singleton Copley Pelham, 1710 - 29 Apr 1789  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
sight: 65.4 x 65.4 cm (25 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
18th Century
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Bonnet  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Mary Singleton Copley Pelham: Female  Search this
Mary Singleton Copley Pelham: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Tobacco merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Art Collection
Object number:
1943.206
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ce410ab5-1fee-4682-b24b-7dd72fca96ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.206

John Codman

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
John Codman, 1782 - 1847  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
89cm x 68.7cm (35 1/16" x 27 1/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1808?
Topic:
John Codman: Male  Search this
John Codman: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H667
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41d675916-5d8b-4715-8a1e-48e7e6d5163c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H667

Thomas McKean [?]

Attribution:
Henry Berne  Search this
Other attribution:
William Garrott Brown  Search this
Possibly:
Thomas McKean, 19 Mar 1734 - 24 Jun 1817  Search this
Formerly alleged:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
7cm x 5.7cm (2 3/4" x 2 1/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800
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
Thomas McKean: Male  Search this
Thomas McKean: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\Governor\Pennsylvania  Search this
Thomas McKean: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Delaware  Search this
Thomas McKean: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Pennsylvania  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1969.76 (C47)
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4886ca141-f0ab-49c3-94b8-991563b35bb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1969.76__C47_

Andrews Norton

Artist:
Peale's Museum Silhouette, 1802 - 1840  Search this
Sitter:
Andrews Norton, 1786 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
Negative cut
Dimensions:
11.3cm x 8.8cm (4 7/16" x 3 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
c. 1810
Topic:
Andrews Norton: Male  Search this
Andrews Norton: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University/ Houghton Library
Website: hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/
Object number:
612-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e31c1450-e325-4e92-bef4-c53b0b2d8ab5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_612-2

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Bronze with marble base
Dimensions:
25cm x 9cm x 8.6cm (9 13/16" x 3 9/16" x 3 3/8"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
late 18th 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: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1943.1131
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a6b2e343-fd13-45f7-b939-9a27449c0b8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.1131

John Winthrop

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Winthrop, 1681 - 1747  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
72.8cm x 60.5cm (28 11/16" x 23 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1730-1800
Topic:
John Winthrop: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H604
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45b46fa5e-2a88-4b4c-a0ad-93d1ac544184
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H604

John Hodgkinson

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
John Hodgkinson, 1767 - 1805?  Search this
Sitter:
John Hodgkinson, 1767 - 1805?  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
7.3cm x 6.3cm (2 7/8" x 2 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1790-1800
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
John Hodgkinson: Male  Search this
John Hodgkinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250801
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ab77ec67-982c-4010-b629-6b2d3d8a20e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250801

Unidentified Man

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
71cm x 58.2cm (27 15/16" x 22 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1812
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H581
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46f38fcf7-1bce-44d0-a26c-52e75b4cf3d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H581

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Plaster & Bronze Patina
Dimensions:
75cm x 45.5cm x 32cm (29 1/2" x 17 15/16" x 12 5/8"), Estimate
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: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
P81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm425c07f05-944b-4a1e-9cbe-07c46dc6d2a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_P81

Josiah Bartlett

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Josiah Bartlett, 1770 - 1870?  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
7.1cm x 5.5cm (2 13/16" x 2 3/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1790-1800
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Josiah Bartlett: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1949.135
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43f49b9e5-2abb-4682-a3d6-b9a55bbf2ed6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1949.135

Samuel Mather

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Mather, 1674 - 1733  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
48.1cm x 37.7cm (18 15/16" x 14 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Samuel Mather: Male  Search this
Samuel Mather: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
MA250333
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46f94fbc9-2267-4ed1-a361-6b6c701fb84e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250333

Francis Bayard Winthrop

Artist:
John Trumbull, 6 Jun 1756 - 10 Nov 1843  Search this
Sitter:
Francis Bayard Winthrop, 1754 - 1817  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.4cm x 60.8cm (30 1/16" x 23 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1808
Topic:
Francis Bayard Winthrop: Male  Search this
Francis Bayard Winthrop: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H607
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40ff98de8-781c-41f4-9f73-6d767d374865
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H607

Sally Otis Thorndike

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Sally Otis Thorndike, 1793 - 1819  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
81.1cm x 64.5cm (31 15/16" x 25 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1811
Topic:
Sally Otis Thorndike: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H555
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4eeaeafd1-0397-4d5e-935e-1bbde2421f6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H555

William Sawyer

Artist:
William Jennys, 1774 - 21 Oct 1859  Search this
Other attribution:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Sitter:
William Sawyer, 1787 - 1811  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.6cm x 61.7cm (29 3/8" x 24 5/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800
Topic:
William Sawyer: Male  Search this
William Sawyer: Communications\Publisher  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1969.73 (H445)
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b285a1a6-1b97-4751-8fae-8d11aed239c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1969.73__H445_

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
60cm x 35.2cm x 25.5cm (23 5/8" x 13 7/8" x 10 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1800-1814
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: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
S49
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45ff60e35-72ab-4941-a3f6-6d98e776da18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S49

William Dandridge Peck

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Sitter:
William Dandridge Peck, 1763 - 1822  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal
Dimensions:
45.4cm x 37.7cm (17 7/8" x 14 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1805-1815
Topic:
William Dandridge Peck: Male  Search this
William Dandridge Peck: Education\Educator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
C22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46b55f42b-79da-4b09-8709-75f3b1550eec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_C22

Benjamin Wadsworth

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Wadsworth, 1669 - 1737?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
82.5cm x 69.5cm x 69.5cm (32 1/2" x 27 3/8" x 27 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800
Topic:
Benjamin Wadsworth: Male  Search this
Benjamin Wadsworth: Education\Educator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ddda9d7b-3c69-40dd-a799-de36f37969d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H3

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