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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection

Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Former owner:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Photographs
Photographic postcards
Place:
Europe -- Postcards
Date:
circa 1880-circa 1970
Summary:
This collection consists of postcards gathered by Dr. Victor A. Blenkle, a twentieth century physician. The postcards primarily concern geographical locations and landmarks in the United States and Western Europe, but also include materials from six other continents.
Scope and Contents:
The Blenkle Collection consists of 29 boxes of postcards, principally about geographical locations, landmarks, monuments and other buildings of interest around the world. The bulk of the cards are about the United States and Western Europe, but countries in 6 continents are represented. The earliest cards included date from the late 1880s and the latest card date from the mid-1970s. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order by state name, name of country, and then specific locations.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series:

Series 1 includes 16 boxes of cards about geographical locations within the United States. These cards are organized first by state in alphabetical order, secondly by city or place name (for example, Grand Canyon). Cities or locations with fewer than three postcards are arranged into general categories such as "Cities". Cards with no clear location are grouped by illustrated subject, such as "Winter Scenes."

Series 2 consists of 9 boxes of cards about places outside the United States. These cards are in alphabetical order by name Of country, and then by city, location or geographical name,also in alphabetical order. The names of countries are used as listed on the card. For example, most of the German cards appear to date from before the division into East and West Germany, consequently, the name is listed as Germany, with no regard for the location of a place between 1945 and 1990.

Series 3 consists of 4 boxes of cards organized by subject. These are the only cards without specific geographical locations.

Series 4 consists of 1 box of cards and letters written by Dr. Blenkle or what appear to be members of his family.

Divided into 3 series: (1) U.S.A., (2) Foreign (mostly Europe), (3) Subjects. Arranged geographically and alphabetically.
Biographical / Historical:
The Blenkle Collection of Postcards was collected by Dr. Victor A. Blenkle, who lived in New Jersey. Little was known about Dr. Blenkle until Ms. Lorraine Clemente, his great-niece, supplied biographical information in 2006. All relevant curators involved in this acquisition are now deceased. Through processing, some conclusions were reached based on evidence contained within the collection itself.

Victor A. Blenkle (born December 15, 1900; died April 15, 1978) was one of six children; his siblings were Ferdinand, Herbert, Albert, Helene, and Julius. His parents, Ferdinand and Bertha, probably emigrated to the United States from Germany in the 1890s (his father was born in 1871). Victor Blenkle practiced medicine in Teaneck, N.J., where he was affiliated with Holy Name Hospital; his wife's name was Elsie. Blenkle was active in medical organizations and was a founder of Family Practice of New Jersey. He served in both World Wars, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. Many of the postcards in this collection were from Blenkle's patients, as well as family members. (Ms. Lorraine Clemente, great-niece of Victor Blenkle, supplied biographical information in 2006.)

We do not know when Dr. Blenkle began collecting postcards, but cards sent to him or with what appears to be his handwriting begin in the 1920s. It seems as if Blenkle also either purchased or traded for collections that were originally owned by others. For example, within the overall Blenkle collection, there are three smaller groups of cards of earlier origin. Some of these include the earliest materials in the collection, dating from the late 1880s and 1890s. These three smaller groups include a group of cards sent to (and some sent by) a Reverend Leach in Noroton, Connecticut who was a Lutheran minister. He also apparently ran some kind of a Bible study by mail program and so received a number of cards from those interested in the Bible. Another group of cards sent to addresses in Elgin, Illinois and other related Midwestern locations by members of an extended family and some of their friends between about 1895 and 1910. A third set of cards includes smaller group of cards sent by a group of family and friends in Wisconsin, apparently centering on Milwaukee. All of these include messages written on front or back and postmarks.
Provenance:
Bequeathed to the Smithsonian Institution by Victor A. Blankle in 1977.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Monuments -- Postcards  Search this
Buildings -- Postcards  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- Photomechanical
Picture postcards
Photographs -- Photomechanical prints
Photographs -- 19th century
Photographic postcards
Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, box number X, folder number XX
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0200
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0200
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W. Atlee Burpee & Company records

Creator:
W. Atlee Burpee & Co.  Search this
Burpee, W. Atlee (Washington Atlee), 1858-1915  Search this
Burpee, David, 1893-1980  Search this
James Vick's Sons (Rochester, N.Y.).  Search this
Wm. Henry Maule (Firm)  Search this
Extent:
201 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertising
Business records
Correspondence
Account books
Pamphlets
Trade catalogs
Date:
circa 1873-1986
bulk 1890-1930
Summary:
The W. Atlee Burpee & Company records, dated circa 1873-1986, document the firm's business activities developing plant varieties and marketing and selling seeds. They include accounting records, seed trial records, seed contracts, sales records, inventories, office correspondence, seed catalogs, promotional and instructional materials, advertisements and advertising reports, contest letters, daybooks, photographs, reference materials, and other items relating to the company and some of its competitors.
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents W. Atlee Burpee & Co., a mail-order seed company based in Philadelphia, from its early beginnings in 1876 when its founder, W. Atlee Burpee, started in the agricultural business, to the 1970s when his son, David Burpee, sold the family's then-global company. The collection also includes personal papers of the Burpee family dating back to the mid-nineteenth century.

Business-related content in the collection consists of crop propagation and management records; company correspondence; administrative and personnel records; advertising files; legal papers; property records and plans; reports, studies, and technical data; notes and drafts; files on professional outreach activities and events; trade literature (published by both the Burpee company and a number of its competitors); and awards and certificates received by the company. Significant topics documented in these files include the development of notable flower and vegetable novelties introduced by the company; the impact of World Wars I and II on gardening and the global seed trade; advertising strategies, technology, and innovation; and David Burpee's involvement in the national floral emblem congressional debate.

The Burpee family papers consist of personal files unrelated to the company's business operations. This includes records generated by W. Atlee's father (David Burpee, 1827-1882) and grandfather (Washington L. Atlee, 1808-1878), as well as W. Atlee's wife, Blanche (1863-1948); David Burpee (1893-1980) and his wife, Lois (1912-1984); and W. Atlee Burpee II (1894-1966). There are genealogical surveys conducted on both the Atlee and Burpee families as well as clippings about family members. W. Atlee and David Burpee's series are the most extensive and cover their involvement with numerous clubs and societies such as the Canadian Society of Philadelphia, the Union League of Philadelphia, and, for David Burpee, his involvement with Pearl S. Buck's Welcome House charity. The series include personal correspondence; financial, accounting, and tax records; files generated during vacations; reference material; and will and estate papers.

The Burpee collection also has a large number of images related to the Burpee business and family in a variety of formats including photographs, film and glass plate negatives, and advertisement mock-ups. Other formats include architectural and site plans, original artwork for advertisements, films, cassettes, audio tapes, and ephemera.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into six series:

Series 1: Plant/Farm Related Material

Series 2: Business Records

Series 3: Material Published About the Burpee Company

Series 4: Awards and Certificates

Series 5: Photographic and A/V Materials

Series 6: Burpee Family Papers
Biographical / Historical:
Washington Atlee Burpee (1858-1915) began a mail-order poultry and livestock business in 1876 in Philadelpia, which he soon expanded to include corn seed for chicken feed. In 1878, he founded W. Atlee Burpee & Co., the primary focus of which was to sell vegetable, fruit, and flower seeds through the mail. This company would go on to become one of the most notable seed distributors in the United States.

By 1888, Burpee's family home, Fordhook Farms, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was established as an experimental farm to test and evaluate new varieties of vegetables and flowers, and to produce seeds. Burpee spent many summers traveling throughout the United States and Europe, visiting farms and searching for the best flowers and vegetables; certain plants he found were shipped to Fordhook Farms for testing. Plants that survived were bred with healthier specimens to produce heartier hybrids that were more resistant to disease. Other Burpee trial gardens were established in Lompoc, California and near Swedesboro, New Jersey.

Burpee's son David took over the family business upon his father's death in 1915. At that time, the Burpee Company had 300 employees and was the largest mail order seed company in the world. It distributed over one million catalogs a year and received as many as 10,000 orders a day. In response to food shortages caused by World War I, the Burpee Company helped promote a "war gardens" campaign that evolved into a "victory gardens" campaign during World War II. Both were aimed at city dwellers and instructed them on how to grow vegetables for their own consumption to aid in the war effort.

Sometime in the 1930s, the Burpee Company entered into a business relationship with the James Vick's Company of Rochester, New York. In 1947, Burpee purchased the assets of and rights to the use of the name of the Wm. Henry Maule Co. In 1970, Burpee was sold to General Foods; the corporate headquarters moved from Philadelphia to Warminster, Pennsylvania in 1974. David Burpee remained a consultant for the company until his death in 1981. In 1991, the Burpee Company was acquired by George J. Ball, Inc.
Separated Materials:
Burpee seed catalogs donated to the Smithsonian in 1982 by the W. Atlee Burpee Company can be found in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Branch Library Trade Literature Collection.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Seed industry and trade  Search this
Mail-order business  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Business  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Horticulture  Search this
Vegetables  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Trial gardens  Search this
Victory gardens  Search this
Contests  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising
Business records
Correspondence
Account books -- 19th century
Account books -- 20th century
Pamphlets
Trade catalogs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, W. Atlee Burpee & Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.BUR
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W. Atlee Burpee & Company records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-bur
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The Hope Diamond

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2008-05-02T19:30:57.000Z
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianNMNH
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_4s8PxtExRJE

Cephalopod video: Teuthowenia megalops

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-10-26T17:29:08.000Z
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianNMNH
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Ilv-mOt4mOw

Native/American Fashion 2 | Amy Werbel

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-25T01:03:57.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_RQyzdIYWP1Q

Oral history interview with Robert O. Preusser, 1991 January-October

Interviewee:
Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
White, Minor  Search this
Davidson, Ola McNeill  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
Joan Peterson Gallery  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Boris Mirski (Gallery : Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Center for Advanced Visual Studies  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Newcomb College.School of Art  Search this
Art Center School (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
University of Houston  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Camouflage (Military science)  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13337
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215616
AAA_collcode_preuss91
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215616
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Hiroko Sato Pijanowski, 2003 May 13-15

Interviewee:
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fisch, Arline M., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Pijanowski, Eugene  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
University of Michigan  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American women  Search this
Jewelers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13104
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)242162
AAA_collcode_pijanoh03
Theme:
Craft
Asian American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_242162
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Cindy Kolodziejski, 2007 May 5-16

Interviewee:
Kolodziejski, Cindy, 1962-  Search this
Interviewer:
Lloyd, Frank, 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Bacerra, Ralph C.  Search this
Sturman, Eugene  Search this
Lauria, Jo  Search this
Dowell, Roy  Search this
Thomason, Barbara A.  Search this
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Lodato, Peter  Search this
Albuquerque, Lita  Search this
Delisle, Roseline  Search this
Giegerich, Jill  Search this
Caroompas, Carole  Search this
Saxe, Adrian Anthony  Search this
Mason, John  Search this
Marsh, Anthony J.  Search this
Clark, Garth  Search this
Pagel, David  Search this
Frank Lloyd Gallery  Search this
California State University, Long Beach  Search this
Garth Clark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles.Library  Search this
Otis College of Art and Design  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Arizona  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Greece  Search this
New York (N.Y.)  Search this
California  Search this
Nepal  Search this
China  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Italy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13604
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270853
AAA_collcode_kolodz07
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_270853
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Edgar Anderson, 2002 September 17-19

Interviewee:
Anderson, Edgar, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Gold, Donna, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Kelsey, John  Search this
Eco, Umberto  Search this
Rand, Ayn  Search this
Meier, Richard  Search this
Anderson, Joyce  Search this
Grotta, Lou  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Johnson, Philip  Search this
Grotta, Sandra  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Roman, Paul  Search this
Sperber, Robert  Search this
Hornbostel, Caleb  Search this
Slivka, Rose  Search this
Pratt Institute  Search this
American Crafts Council.Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Taliesin Fellowship  Search this
Fallingwater (Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Craft Horizons  Search this
2001, a space odyssey (Motion picture)  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Liberty State Park (Jersey City, N.J.)  Search this
Art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Wood-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12435
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)237703
AAA_collcode_anders02
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_237703
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fritz Dreisbach, 2004 April 21-22

Interviewee:
Dreisbach, Fritz, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Frantz, Susanne  Search this
Subject:
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Leafgreen, Harvey  Search this
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Noffke, Gary L.  Search this
Giberson, Dudley  Search this
Bernstein, William  Search this
Tamura, Ruth  Search this
McGlauchlin, Tom  Search this
Brown, Bill  Search this
Halem, Henry  Search this
Bailey, Clayton  Search this
Eisch, Erwin  Search this
Dailey, Dan Owen  Search this
Boysen, Bill  Search this
Labino, Dominick  Search this
Myers, Joel Philip  Search this
Toledo Museum of Art  Search this
Pilchuck Glass School  Search this
Alfred University  Search this
Glass Art Society  Search this
University of Iowa  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Madison  Search this
Penland School of Crafts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Hiram College  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Glass art  Search this
Ohio  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11904
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247287
AAA_collcode_dreisb04
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_247287
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mary Lee Hu, 2009 March 18-19

Interviewee:
Hu, Mary Lee, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Turner, Gary  Search this
Ho, Ron  Search this
Matzdorf, Kurt  Search this
Warashina, Patti  Search this
Eikerman, Alma  Search this
Noffke, Gary L.  Search this
Farafol, Daphne  Search this
McMurray, James  Search this
Fike, Phillip G.  Search this
Christensen, Hans  Search this
Matsukata, Miye  Search this
Kidman, Hero  Search this
Choo, Chunghi  Search this
Halper, Vicki  Search this
Baldridge, Mark S.  Search this
Fenster, Fred  Search this
Dingeldein, Otto  Search this
Seppä, Heikki  Search this
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent),  Search this
Moty, Eleanor  Search this
Pujol, Eleanor  Search this
Marshall, John  Search this
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale  Search this
Cleveland Institute of Art  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)  Search this
University of Washington  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Lawrence Arts Center  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Tibet (China)  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Ohio  Search this
China  Search this
Indonesia  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Nepal  Search this
Australia  Search this
Papua New Guinea  Search this
Iran  Search this
Body adornment  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15659
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282415
AAA_collcode_hu09
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282415
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Meissen plate

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
painted in polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
European fruits and flowers (overall style)
blue underglaze (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in; 26.035 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1993.0447.01
Accession number:
1993.0447
Catalog number:
1993.0447.01
Collector/donor number:
1A
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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/ng49ca746ac-f08c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419950

Meissen soup plate: one of a pair

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
European fruits and flowers (overall style)
blue underglaze (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 8 7/8 in; 22.5425 cm
overall: 1 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in; 4.445 cm x 22.5425 cm
Object Name:
plate, soup
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1993.0447.02
Accession number:
1993.0447
Catalog number:
1993.0447.02
Collector/donor number:
2A
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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/ng49ca746ac-f08d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419952

Meissen figure of a lute player

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
red (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
figure (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in; 19.05 cm
overall: 7 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 10.4775 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1765
1765
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0427.03
Accession number:
1992.0427
Catalog number:
1992.0427.03
Collector/donor number:
23
See more items in:
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/ng49ca746ad-9457-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419865
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Meissen figure of a man playing the bagpipes

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
figure (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
overall: 5 3/16 in x 2 7/16 in x 2 9/16 in; 13.17625 cm x 6.19125 cm x 6.50875 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1740
1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0427.01
Accession number:
1992.0427
Catalog number:
1992.0427.01
Collector/donor number:
26
See more items in:
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/ng49ca746ad-9458-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419866
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Meissen coffee pot and cover (part of a service)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
landscapes (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in; 23.495 cm
overall: 9 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 23.1775 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
coffeepot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.05Aab
Catalog number:
1989.0715.05Aab
Accession number:
1989.0715
Collector/donor number:
13
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National Museum of American History
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Meissen milk pot and cover (part of a service)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
landscapes (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 6 in x 4 15/16 in x 3 9/16 in; 15.24 cm x 12.54125 cm x 9.04875 cm
Object Name:
pot, milk
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.05Bab
Catalog number:
1989.0715.05Bab
Accession number:
1989.0715
Collector/donor number:
14
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1415559
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Meissen teapot and cover (part of a service)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
landscapes (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/8 in; 11.1125 cm
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 9/16 in x 4 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 16.66875 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.05Cab
Catalog number:
1989.0715.05Cab
Accession number:
1989.0715
Collector/donor number:
15
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National Museum of American History
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Meissen cup and saucer (part of a service)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (cup color)
monochrome, purple (component surface decoration color name)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
landscapes (overall style)
Measurements:
cup: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
saucer: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
overall cup: 1 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 3/16 in; 4.7625 cm x 9.8425 cm x 8.09625 cm
overall saucer: 1 3/16 in x 5 5/16 in; 3.01625 cm x 13.49375 cm
Object Name:
cup
saucer
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.05Fab
Catalog number:
1989.0715.05Fab
Accession number:
1989.0715
Collector/donor number:
18a
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National Museum of American History
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Meissen cup and saucer (part of a service)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, purple (component surface decoration color name)
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
landscapes (overall style)
Measurements:
cup: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
saucer: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
overall cup: 1 13/16 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 3/16 in; 4.60375 cm x 9.8425 cm x 8.09625 cm
overall saucer: 1 1/8 in x 5 3/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.17625 cm
Object Name:
cup
saucer
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1774
1763-1774
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.05Gab
Catalog number:
1989.0715.05Gab
Accession number:
1989.0715
Collector/donor number:
18b
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
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The Hans C. Syz Collection
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1415563
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