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Unidentified Woman and Child

Attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
32.3cm x 27.5cm (12 11/16" x 10 13/16"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1750
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1898.131
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/sm4cf5a9369-dbbe-4f05-b385-58e9950d5662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1898.131

Unidentified Family

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
John Hesselius, 1728 - 9 Apr 1778  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
100.3cm x 126.4cm (39 1/2" x 49 3/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1750-1765
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Website: https://www.mfah.org/
Object number:
B.60.38 MFAH
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/sm4381ea80f-714c-45e6-a1cf-0d8e894784ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_B.60.38_MFAH

Unidentified Woman and Child

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
Joseph Blackburn, flourished 1752 - 1774  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Joseph Henry Brown, 1755 - 1855?  Search this
Mrs. Brown, 1730 - 1830?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127cm x 101.5cm (50" x 39 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1760
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Mrs. Brown: Female  Search this
Joseph Henry Brown: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Daughters of the American Revolution Museum
Website: www.dar.org/museum
Object number:
67.268
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/sm43dc8812e-29b5-4da7-ba27-eed67d374872
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_67.268

Satsuma ware cylindrical cup for steeped tea

Medium:
Stoneware with clear, colorless glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.4 × 7.1 cm (3 5/16 × 2 13/16 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type  Search this
playing  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
child  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.86
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a9c1947e-79b8-4336-9dd5-0f6e735bfdff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1899.86

Meissen covered bowl and stand

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
genre scenes of rural life (overall style)
Measurements:
bowl and cover: 5 in; 12.7 cm
stand: 9 in; 22.86 cm
overall bowl and cover: 5 3/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 13.17625 cm x 20.0025 cm x 14.605 cm
overall stand: 1 5/8 in x 9 in; 4.1275 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
bowl
stand
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1745-1750
1745-1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0896.18abc
Catalog number:
1987.0896.18abc
Accession number:
1987.0896
Collector/donor number:
258
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6023-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1415643
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The Dutch Chymist

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 11 1/2 in; 40.64 cm x 29.21 cm
overall: frame: 25 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in x 1 in; 64.135 cm x 48.895 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1750
Subject:
Chemistry  Search this
ID Number:
PH.329879
Catalog number:
329879
Accession number:
286523
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-834d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1167720
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Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection

Author:
Maynard, Thomas  Search this
Donor:
Clark, Julie  Search this
Clark, Julie  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Bills of sale
Deeds
Land titles
Slave bills of sale
Manuscripts
Manumission, deeds of
Place:
Maryland
Date:
undated
1710-1865
Summary:
A collection of a variety of legal documents that relate to slavery and African-Americans.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists mainly of a wide vareity of court and legal documents such as, bills of sale, warrants, a manumission document, a certificate of free birth, and documents concerning debt, property, and legal obligations. The documents originated in four states: Alabama, the Carolina colony, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas. They span the greatest portion of the era of slavery within what is now the United States. Most of the documents are from Lawrence County, Alabama and may have at one time been created or used as evidence in either an orphans court or civil court case. The documents are arranged in one series in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 1 series:

Series 1: Legal Documents Concerning Slavery, 1710-1865, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Up until the Emancipation Proclamation and the subsequent victory of the Union forces in the Civil War, slaves were considered chattel, property that could be bought and sold. Slaves were a commodity that could be attached for non-payment of debt, used as collateral, given as bequests in a will, and were considered assets of a deceased's estate. As such, they engendered legal battles and the need for a variety of legal documents asserting one's freedom or manumission.
Provenance:
Bill of Sale of "one Negro girl named Nancy, about three years old, from Thomas Maynard to John Stephen Hale, for the sum of 30 pounds, Frederick County, Maryland, June 13, 1796." 2002 acquisition: "Receipt for a slave named Wilson", January 19, 1863, and two carte-de-visite portraits: W.B. Mitchell, July 1880, and Pleasant A. Mitchell, undated. Gifts of Julie Clark, 2008 addendum.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Branding (Punishment)  Search this
Fugitive slaves  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Slave trade -- Maryland  Search this
Slaveholders -- Maryland  Search this
Slavery -- United States -- Maryland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Bills of sale
Deeds
Land titles
Slave bills of sale
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Manumission, deeds of
Citation:
Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection, 1710-1865, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0786
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Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0786
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Preparatory drawing for Kamakura no Udaijin from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet and image): 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1835-1836
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
bird  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
water  Search this
child  Search this
man  Search this
Japan  Search this
hanshita-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.577
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b3595c69-3e94-4712-b7f8-759da4a3926d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.577

Samuel Bowden

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Bowden  Search this
Samuel Bowden  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
image (oval): 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm)
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
late 18th to early 20th century
Topic:
Object\flower  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Portrait male\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer
Object number:
1999.27.67
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk742e7a2e7-79fb-4cb0-acee-dc9905ca3602
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1999.27.67

Etui

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
enamel, metal, and ivory
Dimensions:
height: 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1750-1775
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Figure\child\nude  Search this
Figure\child\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.245.57
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 52A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76eeba25a-4c79-4291-9df6-1af1b9ab3652
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.8.245.57

Snuffbox

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
enamel and gilded metal
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. (4.1 x 8.6 x 6.6 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1750-1800
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.320.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d8f2871e-7707-4992-861f-d3da9fe7f673
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.8.320.1

Fan

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paper; ivory
Dimensions:
length: 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1750-1760
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\river  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
State of being\other\sleep  Search this
Figure male\child\nude  Search this
Dress\accessory\fan  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\castle  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Virginia Woodbury Lowery Brunetti, Duchess of Arcos
Object number:
1935.8.19
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79599ad2f-07b3-4af3-8790-7232b56eefa5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.8.19

The Calmady Children

Artist:
Unidentified (British)  Search this
Copy after:
Sir Thomas Lawrence, English, born Bristol, England 1769-died London, England 1830  Search this
Sitter:
Calmady  Search this
Medium:
engraving
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Portrait group\family\siblings  Search this
Portrait female\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.54.51
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7091eb775-2fd3-4097-b47d-a41ef2c11036
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.54.51

Stable

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Figure group\male and child  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Architecture Interior\farm\stable  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.54.62
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7412445f2-cb8a-4758-bbda-28ac795e4ef0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.54.62

A Boy Angling

Artist:
William Nutter, English, born 1754-died Somerstown, England 1802  Search this
Thomas Gaugain, English, born Abbeville, France 1748-died London, England ca. 1805  Search this
Copy after:
Richard Westall, English, born Hertford, England ca. 1765-died London, England 1836  Search this
Medium:
engraving
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\fishing  Search this
Figure male\child\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.54.77
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c4999c07-56a0-4f00-ad39-ad1c486bb57b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.54.77

Young Moravian Girl

Artist:
John Valentine Haidt, born Danzig, Germany 1700-died Bethlehem, PA 1780  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 3/8 x 25 1/4 in. (77.2 x 64.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1755-1760
Topic:
Portrait female\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the American Art Forum
Object number:
1987.32
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f41bb274-2f18-43da-8df5-8d3c8336cedb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1987.32

Easton Child

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25.4 × 20.3 cm (10 × 8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New Hampshire
Date:
c. 1760
Topic:
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
IA990089
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/sm45877715b-f08e-4476-91a9-3e4541629618
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_IA990089

Portrait of the Reverend Seth Storer of the First Parish Church of Watertown, Massachusetts

Artist:
Robert Feke, c. 1707 - after 1751  Search this
Sitter:
Reverend Seth Storer, 1702 - 1774  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
77.5 x 64.5cm (30 1/2 x 25 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1748
Topic:
Reverend Seth Storer: Male  Search this
Reverend Seth Storer: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Childs Gallery
Website: www.childsgallery.com/
Object number:
DLR01459
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/sm41d073cfc-a03f-4d7b-9a73-1cebc43f9bd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR01459

Mrs. Jacob Hurd and Child

Artist:
William Johnston, 1732 - 1772  Search this
Former attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Jacob Hurd, c. 1762 - ?  Search this
Margaret Brown Hurd, 18th Century  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2 x 63.5cm (30 x 25")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1762
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Toy  Search this
Margaret Brown Hurd: Female  Search this
Margaret Brown Hurd: Society and Social Change\Wife  Search this
Jacob Hurd: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
64.114.2 MMA
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/sm472ecb7f0-f5c2-47c6-8298-26891801e409
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_64.114.2_MMA

Mrs. Daniel Rea and Child

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Salter Rea, 18th Century  Search this
Elizabeth Rea, 1756 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
124.7cm x 98.8cm (49 1/8" x 38 7/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1757
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory  Search this
Sarah Salter Rea: Female  Search this
Elizabeth Rea: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Butler Institute of American Art
Website: www.butlerart.com/
Object number:
947-0-103
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/sm45f6f219c-a188-41d9-9287-53e97a6de0a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_947-0-103

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