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Medal box made from wood carried on the Seneca Chief at the opening of the Erie Canal, New York, New York

Physical Description:
paper (labels (2) material)
wood (disjoint section material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 2 in; 1.27 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
box
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York
United States: New York, Erie Canal
Date made:
ca 1825
ID Number:
2011.0036.07
Accession number:
2011.0036
Catalog number:
2011.0036.07
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-db6b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_490289
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
See more items in:
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

Edwin Forrest

Artist:
G. Addis, 19th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Edwin Forrest, 9 Mar 1806 - 12 Dec 1872  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
21.8cm x 13.1cm (8 9/16" x 5 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830-1840
Topic:
Edwin Forrest: Male  Search this
Edwin Forrest: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Edwin Forrest: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250780
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/sm403359825-d729-4a2e-a649-bfc5b2d677d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250780

Samuel Sheldon Poole

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly:
Samuel Sheldon Poole, 1751 - 1835  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
7.8cm x 6.4cm (3 1/16" x 2 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-1820
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Samuel Sheldon Poole: Male  Search this
Samuel Sheldon Poole: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1968.16.DUP2
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/sm483286e9c-f4f4-47a0-86d6-5423f4344186
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1968.16.DUP2

Edward Everett

Artist:
Bass Otis, 1784 - 1861  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Everett, 11 Apr 1794 - 15 Jan 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
89.6cm x 68.1cm (35 1/4" x 26 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1824
Topic:
Edward Everett: Male  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H95
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/sm4b447c19c-dc83-43c9-9962-94d72ee12ffa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H95

Dr. John Warren

Artist:
Horatio Greenough, 6 Sep 1805 - 18 Dec 1852  Search this
Sitter:
John Warren, 27 Jul 1753 - 4 Apr 1815  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
84.5cm x 62cm x 31cm (33 1/4" x 24 7/16" x 12 3/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
early 19th-mid 19th Century
Topic:
John Warren: Male  Search this
John Warren: Health and Medicine\Physician\Surgeon  Search this
John Warren: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
John Warren: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
S98
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/sm48c72ef33-6038-4c30-a20a-40f97ee6fe40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S98

John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Finished by:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 239.7 x 150.8cm (94 3/8 x 59 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1825-1830
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture\Statue  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Male  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H187
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/sm482e68f23-0d52-4f50-99bf-6644cdb854e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H187

James Walker

Artist:
Henry Cheever Pratt, 1803 - 1880  Search this
Sitter:
James Walker, 1794 - 1874  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
108cm x 83.2cm (42 1/2" x 32 3/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
James Walker: Male  Search this
James Walker: 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:
H134
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/sm4d16a9083-eead-4097-886c-7ce257132eb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H134

Henry James William Finn

Artist:
David Claypoole Johnston, Mar 1799 - 8 Nov 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Henry James William Finn, 1787 - 1840  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
48.5cm x 35.6cm (19 1/8" x 14"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1825
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Umbrella  Search this
Henry James William Finn: Male  Search this
Henry James William Finn: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Henry James William Finn: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Henry James William Finn: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250772
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/sm4a158df84-639c-4480-a5d0-f25bf9580fdb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250772

Frances Anne Kemble Butler

Artist:
John Hayter, 1800 - 1891  Search this
Sitter:
Frances Anne Kemble Butler, 1809 - 1893  Search this
Medium:
Pencil and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
22.4cm x 18.4cm (8 13/16" x 7 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Frances Anne Kemble Butler: Female  Search this
Frances Anne Kemble Butler: Literature\Writer  Search this
Frances Anne Kemble Butler: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250814
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/sm4095e285a-8f1b-4ce4-8c05-5c96469596de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250814

Joseph Treuitt Pike

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Treuitt Pike, 1785 - 1862  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
7cm x 5.4cm (2 3/4" x 2 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-1820
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Joseph Treuitt Pike: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1934.142
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/sm4cd5f8c2c-a552-43cd-9121-cfaedfd688af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1934.142

Junius Brutus Booth

Artist:
Thomas Wilcocks Sully, 3 Jan 1811 - 1847  Search this
Sitter:
Junius Brutus Booth, 1 May 1796 - 30 Nov 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
77.5 × 63.5cm (30 1/2 × 25")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1834
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Interior  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Spandrels  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth: Male  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
H 340A
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/sm4c6e2f2b2-5fcc-4062-afb7-086c1086a7ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H_340A

Jedidiah Morse

Artist:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Jedidiah Morse, 1761 - 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
23.8cm x 18.8cm (9 3/8" x 7 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Jedidiah Morse: Male  Search this
Jedidiah Morse: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Jedidiah Morse: Science and Technology\Scientist\Geographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1943.142
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/sm407f08c30-6604-4e0d-9e70-6005a07ffeab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.142

Benjamin West

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
Washington Allston, 5 Nov 1779 - 9 Jul 1843  Search this
Copy after:
Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769 - 1830  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.6cm x 62cm (29 3/8" x 24 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825-1940
Topic:
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Benjamin West: Male  Search this
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Benjamin West: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1943.126
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/sm44535c8ca-86db-4da9-89b9-1ae15caa8432
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.126

Eliphalet Pearson

Artist:
James Frothingham, 1786 - 6 Jan 1864  Search this
Copy after:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Eliphalet Pearson, 1752 - 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54.8cm x 44.5cm (21 9/16" x 17 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820-1860
Topic:
Eliphalet Pearson: Male  Search this
Eliphalet Pearson: Education\Educator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H485
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/sm44e28b104-951b-4680-957a-2ce3fb642460
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H485

William Hale

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
William Hale, 1800 - 1828?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
69.3cm x 69.3cm x 55.1cm (27 5/16" x 27 5/16" x 21 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
William Hale: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H517
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/sm48598f8e4-2a0f-4ea6-a22a-ce993e07ee15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H517

Joseph Stevens Buckminster

Attribution:
Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794 - 5 Aug 1835  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Stevens Buckminster, 1784 - 1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
82.6cm x 66.3cm (32 1/2" x 26 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1815-1827
Topic:
Joseph Stevens Buckminster: Male  Search this
Joseph Stevens Buckminster: 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:
H68
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/sm49a28cf7c-ab46-4682-8f79-1726552ee932
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H68

Charles Mathews and 6 Actors

Artist:
David Claypoole Johnston, Mar 1799 - 8 Nov 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Mathews, 1776 - 1835  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
25.7cm x 29.8cm (10 1/8" x 11 3/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825-1835
Topic:
Human Figures  Search this
Charles Mathews: Male  Search this
Charles Mathews: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250827
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/sm432a4c718-649b-49e2-8e7d-9f46b4e75c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250827

Israel Thorndike

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Israel Thorndike, 1755 - 1832  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
84cm x 64.5cm (33 1/16" x 25 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Israel Thorndike: Male  Search this
Israel Thorndike: Politics and Government\Legislator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H643
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/sm4b25c8e77-17ab-418c-a9fc-a38d1e784856
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H643

Francis Parkman

Alternate Title:
Rev. Dr. Parkman
Artist:
Chester Harding, 1 Sep 1792 - 10 Apr 1866  Search this
Sitter:
Francis Parkman Sr., 1788 - 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
90.5cm x 70.1cm (35 5/8" x 27 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1832
Topic:
Francis Parkman Sr.: Male  Search this
Francis Parkman Sr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H132
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/sm40d4c9ea2-b744-4526-afac-9627f3d70894
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H132

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