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[Trade catalogs from D. W. Stockstill & Co.]

Company Name:
D. W. Stockstill & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
National Galvanized Iron Cornice Works  Search this
Notes content:
sheet metal work for architectural purposes
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washinton, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_23217
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_23217

[Trade catalogs from James H. McGill]

Variant company name:
"The LeDroit Park Historic District was originally a planned architecturally unified subdivision of substantial detached and semidetached houses designed by James McGill and constructed mainly between 1873 and 1877. LeDroit Park presently contains 50 of the original 64 McGill houses. The remaining brick and frame rowhouses were constructed in the late 1880s and 1890s." Source: "LeDroit Park Historic District" http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/Wash/dc65.htm  Search this
Company Name:
James H. McGill  Search this
Notes content:
Unique [?] Photocopied reproduction of "James H. McGill's Architectural Advertizer" 1879 ; with numerous illustrations and floorplans of houses in Le Droit Park, Washington DC ; includes extracts of building regulations .
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30386
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30386

[Trade catalogs from Potomac Red Sandstone Co.]

Company Name:
Potomac Red Sandstone Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Potomac Red Sandstone Co. of Montgomery County, Maryland  Search this
Notes content:
Potomac Red Sandstone
Includes:
Trade catalog
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34402
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34402

Souvenir - Twenty Sixth Grand Annual Encampment

Maker:
Grand Army of the Republic  Search this
Physical Description:
silver; copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/8 in x 5 in; 3.4925 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
canteen, souvenir
Date made:
1894
Subject:
U.S. Capitol Building  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
Washington D.C.  Search this
Novelty  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Veterans  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0227.572
Accession number:
2011.0227
Catalog number:
2011.0227.572
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4aaf8c530-4f95-2a12-e053-15f76fa07904
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1983355

Souvenir Spoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 2.2 cm; 3 15/16 in x 7/8 in
overall: 5/8 in x 4 in x 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Place depicted; place owned; place used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1891 - 1895
Patent date:
1891-03-31
Subject:
Architecture, Historic Residences  Search this
Architecture, Public Buildings  Search this
Building & Architecture  Search this
Mount Vernon  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
U. S. Capitol  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Washington D.C.  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
Tourist Trade  Search this
Patented  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn
ID Number:
DL.63.0204
Catalog number:
63.0204
Accession number:
243466
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-98da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302855
Online Media:

Drawing of Two Bison at Smithsonian

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Drawing
Date:
c.1887-1900
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Buffalo  Search this
Endangered species  Search this
American bison  Search this
Standard number:
77-11420
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10098

Postcard of Notable Sites in DC

Author:
United States Government Printing Office  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Treasury Dept Building  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
Type:
Postcard
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1886-1898
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
National monuments  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-01127 (front) and SIA2013-01128 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13920
Online Media:

Architectural History of the Smithsonian Institution Building, 1846

Subject:
Ewing, Heather Peale  Search this
Ballard, Amy  Search this
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Great Hall  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building West Tower  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building North Towers  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Competition  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Early History  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Lecture Hall  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building West Wing  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Seneca Quarry (Md.)
Date:
1846-1970
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Renovations  Search this
Buildings, Construction  Search this
Buildings - construction and restoration  Search this
Architecture, Romanesque  Search this
Architecture, Medieval  Search this
Fire of 1865  Search this
Architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Gothic revival (Architecture)  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Sandstone buildings  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14431

Architectural History of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 1889-1992

Subject:
Harris, Albert L  Search this
Clark, Edward 1822-1902  Search this
Emerson, William Ralph 1833-1917  Search this
Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937  Search this
Mann, William M. 1886-1960  Search this
Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Elephant House  Search this
Holt House  Search this
Works Progress Administration (WPA)  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Lion House  Search this
Amazonia House  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Construction  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Reptile House  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Carnivora House  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Buildings  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Amazonia Exhibit  Search this
Date:
1889-1992
Topic:
Landscape architecture  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Architecture, Romanesque  Search this
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture, Neoclassical  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14434

Exterior of Renwick Gallery (19th c.)

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Ezekiel, Moses Jacob 1844-1917  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Architecture
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
SI Buildings  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Statues  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2008-2351and 84-3556
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown (probably not SI?)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5944

Museum in the Upper Main Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1885-1890
Topic:
Upper Main Hall  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
21346 or MAH-21346
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8210

Exhibits in the National Museum Building

Author:
Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Exhibit
Date:
1885-90
Topic:
Interiors  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Arts and Industries Building--North Hall  Search this
Tapestries  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Tapestry  Search this
Standard number:
4319 or MAH-4319
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9285

Technology Exhibit in A&I East Hall

Author:
Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
United States National Museum East Hall  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1888-90
Topic:
Interiors  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Locomotives  Search this
John Bull (Steam locomotive)  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Railroads--Trains  Search this
Technology  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-2577 or 4492 or MAH-4492
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9286

Pres. Lincoln's Inauguration

Author:
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
United States President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 7.5 x 8; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1861
19th century
Topic:
Inauguration Day  Search this
Inaugurations  Search this
United States--Politics and government  Search this
Political History  Search this
Inaugural events  Search this
Presidents--Biography--Exhibitions  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Standard number:
75078 or MAH-75078
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9616

North Hall of the United States National Museum

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Date:
1885
1885-1890
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-4319]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390630

North Hall Exhibits, United States National Museum

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1886
Circa 1886-1890
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F13_022]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_401772
Online Media:

North Hall Exhibits, United States National Museum

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1886
Circa 1886-1890
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F13_023]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_401773
Online Media:

Ethnology Exhibit Installation, United States National Museum

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1880
Circa 1880s/1890s
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F25_008]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_401865
Online Media:

Arts and Industries Building, Transportation Exhibit, East Hall

Subject:
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
7.5X9.5
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
C. 1883-1890
Topic:
Transportation  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000285 [SIA2010-2755]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_310860

W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection

Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- 1880-1890  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views
Photographs
Place:
Washington D.C. -- photographs -- 1860-1890
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Hains Point (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1980
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1865-1885
Summary:
Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
11 8" x 10" and 10 4" x 5" glass photonegatives, some marked "1885", one marked "1865" and "Libby Prison"), but most seem from ca. 1885; silver gelatin except two silver collodion plates, one of which bears the "1865." The large plates were stored in a nineteenth-century wooden, grooved plate box (now stored separately). Images depict buildings and sites in Washington, D.C., including: aerial or bird's-eye views possibly taken from the (unfinished?) Washington Monument; the Manassas Panorama building with the completed (capped) Monument visible in the background; Washington street scenes, especially Pennsylvania Avenue; the Smithsonian castle; the U.S. Capitol; the White House; and dredging operations to create Hains Point.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer(s) and circumstances of creation unknown.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. W. L. Armstrong, February 3, 1986.
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:
Streets -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Waterfronts -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Dredging -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Cycloramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1880-1890  Search this
Capitols -- 1880-1890  Search this
Buildings -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Libby Prison -- 1880-1890  Search this
Paintings -- 1880-1890  Search this
Panoramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- Collodion -- 19th century
Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0183
See more items in:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ed09348-d357-44a7-b496-9fe006dfb69f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0183
Online Media:

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