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Medal and pouch

Designer:
Anton Wideman, Austrian, 1724 - 1792  Search this
Subject:
Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, French, 1755 - 1793  Search this
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Medal and pouch
Date:
after 1770
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1967-48-40-a,b
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1967-48-40-a_b

Robert H. Goddard patent collection

Creator:
United States. Patent Office.  Search this
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1914-1956
Formatted Contents note:
v. 1. July 7, 1914-Dec. 14, 1948 (1,102,653-2,456,402) -- v. 2. March 1, 1949-Nov. 13, 1956 (2,463,098-2,770,255).
General note:
Printed text of patents issued to Robert H. Goddard, with typed title pages, and handwritten annotations in pencil and ink (some made by Goddard?) throughout.
Includes a typed table of contents with a list of the patents in numerical order.
Local Notes:
NASMRB copy (v. 1, 39088014683981; v. 2, 39088014683452) includes some photocopied patents, although most are the original printed publications.

NASMRB copy has a trace provenance inscription dated Oct. 1963 at the top of the table of contents in v. 1; with stamp on verso of t.p. (v. 1): Smithsonian Library.

NASMRB copy has later red buckram library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Some of the leaves have been closely cropped, affecting some of the text and annotations.
Topic:
Aeronautics -- Patents  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Patents  Search this
Patents -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-rr-tl513-g57

A Secret Inside Lincoln's Watch

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-03-17T19:21:14Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
News & Politics  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_3hcMctdu-fs

Volta Labs Recording 2

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-12-14T19:53:56Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_MOsf7ffEP7c

Reading Maya Hieroglyphs

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-18T15:15:51Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_myWy2TJBDXE

Apollo 11 Plaque Unveiled and Read by Neil Armstrong

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-08T20:27:40Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_6gEGi8FL43k

1 Miliaresion, Byzantine Empire, 963 - 969

Maker:
Nicephorus II Emperor of Byzantium  Search this
Measurements:
overall: .1 mm x 22.6 mm; in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
Date made:
963 - 969
Credit Line:
Elvira Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
NU.267854.0001
Accession number:
267854
Catalog number:
66.18968
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9a69-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800535

Crucible

Measurements:
overall: 140 mm x 92 mm; 5 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 13/16 in x 3 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 9.68375 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
Crucible
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
ID Number:
CH.316226.168
Catalog number:
316226.168
Accession number:
217523
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e40d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2000
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Aeolipile

User:
The Rayen School  Search this
Maker:
Central Scientific Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 19 cm; 7 15/32 in x 7 15/32 in
overall: 8 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 16.51 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Aeolipile
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Used:
United States: Ohio, Youngstown
ID Number:
2010.0235.34
Catalog number:
2010.0235.34
Accession number:
2010.0235
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-714e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1409616

Batouala

Published by:
Thomas Seltzer Inc., 1919 - 1926  Search this
Written by:
René Maran, French Guyanese, 1887 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 5/8 × 5 1/4 × 1 3/8 in. (19.4 × 13.3 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place depicted:
Gabon, Central Africa, Africa
Date:
1922
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Literature  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57885dc6d-ac43-4132-9cf8-16cc7b8db56b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.65
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Moslem World & The U.S.A.

Published by:
Abdul Basit Naeem, Pakistani  Search this
Edited by:
Abdul Basit Naeem, Pakistani  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Elijah Muhammad, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Owned by:
Lloyd W. Yearwood, American, 1925 - 2011  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image) = 8 12/16 x 6 in (22.22 x 15.24 cm)
Type:
magazines
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Egypt, North Africa, Africa
Algeria, Central Africa, Africa
India, Asia
Libya, North Africa, Africa
Date:
August - September 1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.150.11.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Lloyd W. Yearwood
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5255cb2c5-cdc0-4923-9432-78cc2c5fa4ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.150.11.12

Mémoire sur quelques coquilles fossiles nouvelles : découvertes dans la région Aquitanique du Bassin sous-Pyrénéen / par M. Noulet

Title:
Mémoires de l'Academie des sciences
Author:
Noulet, J.-B (Jean-Baptiste) 1802-1890  Search this
Illustrator:
La Caze, Louis 1798-1869  Search this
Lithographer:
Delor active 1846  Search this
Publisher:
Douladoure, Jean-Matthieu 1765-1858  Search this
Former owner:
Hauquelin Dr. DSI  Search this
Bookseller:
Klincksieck (Firm) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
pages 225-240, 6 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
France
Aquitaine
Date:
1846
Topic:
Mollusks, Fossil  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Call number:
QE755.F7 N68 1846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107629

Les nouvelles substances radioactives et les rayons qu'elles émettent / par P. Curie et Mme. Curie

Author:
Curie, Pierre 1859-1906  Search this
Curie, Marie 1867-1934  Search this
Société française de physique  Search this
Congrès international de physique (1900 : Paris, France)  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1900
Topic:
Radioactivity  Search this
Radium  Search this
Call number:
QC795.28 .C97 1900
QC795.28.C97 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_322777

Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Negro life in the slave states of America, with fifty splendid engravings

Title:
Negro life in the slave states
Author:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher 1811-1896  Search this
Former owner:
Abram, Edward DSI  Search this
Palmer, A. Mitchell DSI  Search this
Easton, William DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 389 p., [47] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
United States
Date:
1852
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Slavery in literature  Search this
Call number:
PS2954 .U5 1852
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_534284

After big game in Arctic and tropic : a sportman's note-book of the chase off Greenland and Alaska ; in Africa, Norway, Spitzbergen, and the Cassair / as kept by Max C. Fleischmann

Author:
Fleischmann, Max C (Max Charles) 1877-1951  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Fleischmann, Max C (Max Charles) 1877-1951 DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Hamilton, W. P. Mrs. DSI  Search this
Carlin, Theo DSI  Search this
Physical description:
247 p., [38] leaves of plates : ill., front. ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Arctic regions
Africa
Date:
1909
C1909
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779604

American fishes : a popular treatise upon the game and food fishes of North America, with especial reference to habits and methods of capture / by G. Brown Goode ; with numerous illustrations

Author:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Ill:
Denton, S.  Search this
Former owner:
Mason, Otis T. 1838-1908 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 496 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
North America
Date:
1888
1888, c1887
Topic:
Fishes  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Call number:
QL625 .G64 1888
QL625.G64 1888
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75593

Microscope

Maker:
Gundlach, Ernst  Search this
Measurements:
case: 3 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in x 4 5/16 in; 9.2075 cm x 26.9875 cm x 10.95375 cm
microscope: 8 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
1902-1926
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. C.B. Schmeltzer
ID Number:
MG.317925.05
Catalog number:
317925.05
Accession number:
317925
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b2de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348556

Photograph of a group at Paul R. Williams tribute event

Photograph by:
Thelner B. Hoover, American, 1904 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Paul R. Williams, American, 1894 - 1980  Search this
Vincent J. Proby, American, 1928 - 1987  Search this
John Robert LaConta, American, 1940 - 2012  Search this
Carey K. Jenkins, American, died 1987  Search this
Robert A. Kennard, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
photographi (a): silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
note (b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet (a)): 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.5 × 25.2 cm)
H x W (Image (a)): 7 5/8 × 9 9/16 in. (19.4 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (b): 7 1/8 × 5 15/16 in. (18.1 × 15.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
notes
Place printed:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
TA2017.53.4.1.16.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd519e35557-d9cc-4c44-912f-603682dc89ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.53.4.1.16.2ab
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Elegant Gathering in the Western Garden

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 29.7 x 217.7 cm (11 11/16 x 85 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
writing  Search this
garden  Search this
ruan  Search this
China  Search this
rock  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.523
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye3c93f9842-56f1-401a-b635-6177ae0adf52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.523

Still Prints of Asia: View of a Temple Complex, India, circa 1860s-1870s

Creator:
Frith, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (albumen, image 16 x 21 cm., mounted 26 x 37 cm)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Prints
Photographs
Albumen prints
Place:
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukalikundram
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
One albumen print, circa 1860s-1870s, of a view of a temple complex in India. A black ink inscription in the lower left corner reads "Trickaleecoondrum", probably Tirukalikundram, Tamil Nadu. Blindstamped "Frith's Series"
Arrangement:
One flat box.
Biographical / Historical:
Francis Frith (1822-1898) was one of the pre-eminent travel photographers of his day, contributing greatly to the popularization of travel photography. He also founded Frith & Co., a specialty printing and publishing firm largely devoted to travel photography in a variety of formats, including souvenir postcards and individual prints of scenic views. By employing a team of photographers to supply images for his inventory and purchasing the rights to interesting photos from other photographers and publishing them under the studio's name, Frith soon amassed the largest collection of its kind, with a catalog than ran to almost 700 pages. Upon their father's retirement from the firm, Frith's sons continued to operate Frith & Co. until World War I, when it was sold outside the family. Today a large part of Frith & Co.'s collection is held in private hands, while a significant number of glass negatives are housed at the Birmingham City Library
Local Numbers:
FSA A1999.05
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Temples  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Albumen prints
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.05
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1999-05
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