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Embroidery Design: Man's

Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Mademoiselle Anteleme  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, over graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-75
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1920-36-75

Design for a Stained Glass Window: Grammatica

Artist:
Hans Kaspar Lang the Elder, Swiss, 1571 – 1645  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash
Type:
glasswares
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1606
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-129
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1911-28-129

Crevices in Minnewaski, N.Y.

Medium:
Glass
Object Name:
Slide
Type:
Slide
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances Morris
Accession Number:
1945-201-152
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1945-201-152

Photograph of Bill Hawkins with Billy Ward & His Dominos and Clyde McPhatter

Photograph by:
James A. Joyce, American  Search this
Subject of:
Bill Hawkins, American, 1909 - 1975  Search this
Billy Ward & His Dominoes, American, 1950s-1960s  Search this
Clyde McPhatter, American, 1932 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/8 × 9 7/8 in. (21.3 × 25.1 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place captured:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Radio  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of W. Allen Taylor, son of "Walkin' Talkin' Bill Hawkins," The First Black Disc Jockey of Cleveland, Ohio
Object number:
2018.91.2.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5271ad869-6437-43a3-91f1-5171cba607bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.91.2.18
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Carte-de-visite portrait of United States Senator Hiram Revels

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hiram Rhodes Revels, American, 1827 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
cartes-de-visite : albumen on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 11/16 × 2 3/16 in. (9.3 × 5.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 3 7/8 × 2 7/16 in. (9.9 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 1870s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Education  Search this
Government  Search this
Men  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.28.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd531c8afea-65ba-4412-b9a6-2d7834faa3a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.37
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The Nation of Common Sense (Black Journal segment)

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Nation of Common Sense
Produced by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Elijah Muhammad, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 24 Minutes
Length (Film): 850 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Cassopolis, Cass county, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.42.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Black Journal segment
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5095f0d6e-d87d-417a-8838-80d80e80d9fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.42.1a

Camera, Aerial, Hycon 73B, Lockheed U-2C

Manufacturer:
Hycon Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Materials:
Metal overall with optical glass.
Dimensions:
Dimensions including stand: 7' (H) x 5' (L) x 3' 9" (W)
Estimated Weight: 859 lbs.
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Central Intelligence Agency
Inventory Number:
A19820380001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv990ba6157-3a62-4ae5-84f4-f9bb1b93a6bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19820380001

United Airlines - San Francisco

Sponsor:
United Airlines  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 101.6 × 63.7cm (3 ft. 4 in. × 2 ft. 1 1/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19960113000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv97a8d67e2-3522-49e7-8712-85050cafe355
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960113000
Online Media:

Boeing 247-D

Manufacturer:
Boeing Aircraft Co.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Other: 13 × 52 × 74 ft., 4842.6kg (396.2 × 1585 × 2255.5cm, 10676lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1934
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Civil Aeronautics Administration
Inventory Number:
A19540069000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9551f7679-9b6e-4b4f-8b71-086014a2ab7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19540069000

Fairchild FC-2

Manufacturer:
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel Tubing with Doped Cotton Covering.
Dimensions:
Other: 10 ft. 2 in. × 28 ft. 11 in. × 44 ft., 1012kg (309.9 × 881.4 × 1341.1cm, 2231lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1928-1949
Credit Line:
Gift of Pan American-Grace Airways, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19490054000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9865f8afe-bafb-4c93-b668-f93d9a27e6ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19490054000

Toggle bead

Medium:
Bone and fabric
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 5.1 x 3.5 cm (2 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
buffalo  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  Search this
willow tree  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.4103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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/ye34d453be7-c22c-4a17-b8bf-3937f420336e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.4103

Zodiac figure of a rat

Medium:
Gilded bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9.2 x 2.8 x 1.6 cm (3 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 7th-early 10th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
man  Search this
dog  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
zodiac  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.4403
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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/ye3e034ee26-930e-4395-8c66-a60a915284c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.4403

Figure holding a ruyi scepter while riding on a horse

Medium:
Fruit pit
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.4 x 1.5 x 2 cm (2 1/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
horse  Search this
man  Search this
China  Search this
ruyi  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.4471
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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/ye3f884355c-31b1-4605-8ec5-7de8b8288180
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.4471

Figure of a man

Medium:
Stoneware with clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 31 x 7.4 cm (12 3/16 x 2 15/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
late 6th-late 20th century
Period:
Sui dynasty or Tang dynasty, or modern period
Topic:
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.3147
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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/ye37c7fe72a-28b7-4f3c-a318-07e777406125
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.3147

Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fraser, James Earle 1876-1953  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755 Accession Number: S.968.83
Date:
1920
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76001481
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_2830

Bust of Daniel Webster, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931  Search this
Subject:
Webster, Daniel  Search this
Medium:
White plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755 Accession Number: S.932.13
Date:
1931
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Diplomat  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76001484
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_2833

Ralph Waldo Emerson, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931  Search this
Founder:
Jno. Williams, Inc.  Search this
Subject:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755 Accession Number: S.921.30
Date:
1879
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Author  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76001485
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_2834

Maker of Dreams (Ivan Albright 1949), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fig, Joe 1968-  Search this
Subject:
Albright, Ivan  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755 Accession Number: S.2004.70
Date:
2000
Topic:
Architecture interior--Studio  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Occupation--Art--Sculptor  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Control number:
IAS 30660035
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_424973

James K. Polk, (painting)

Painter:
Healy, George Peter Alexander 1813-1894 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Polk, James K  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Anonymous Collection
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670233
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460986

Mahatma Ghandi, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Faggi, Alfeo 1885-1966  Search this
Subject:
Ghandi, Mahatma  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
Asian Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Relief
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755 Accession Number: S.969.87
Date:
1923 (?)
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Other--Reformer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 30660081
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_476342

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