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Embroidery Depicting the Eight Immortals

Medium:
Silk, gold-wrapped threads, horsehair, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 111 x 461 cm (43 11/16 x 181 1/2 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Eight Immortals  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
Immortal Woman He  Search this
Royal Uncle Cao  Search this
Philosopher Han Xiang  Search this
Zhongli Quan  Search this
China  Search this
Shoulao  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37c90a03c-bd86-4e79-91fb-473d0780e455
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.67

Dragon and Phoenix Silk Rug

Medium:
Silk pile with gold colored metallic thread overlay on a weave of cotton and wool warp threads and silk weft threads. Silk fringe.
Dimensions:
H x W: 211 x 126 cm (83 1/16 x 49 5/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Possibly Beijing, China
Date:
1930-40
Topic:
dragon  Search this
phoenix  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b1193d6e-7b6b-4b43-b3e9-f255c03078b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.68

Manchu Man's Semiformal Court Coat (jifu)

Medium:
Woven silk, gilded metal buttons and light blue silk lining
Dimensions:
H x W: 140 x 209.4 cm (55 1/8 x 82 7/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1900-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye313bf56cc-85d6-40c0-baea-2bf6bb98deed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.70

Manchu man's semiformal court coat (jifu)

Medium:
Woven silk with supplementary weft, gilded metal buttons, silk ribbon embroidered with metallic thread on collar and cuff, and blue silk lining on cuffs only
Dimensions:
H x W: 142.2 x 209.8 cm (56 x 82 5/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1900-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Daoism  Search this
crane  Search this
dragon  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.71
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fe7f46e5-c4de-4bb6-a765-956ff06369c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.71

Scroll Wrapper

Medium:
Silk with gold foil-covered silk thread; separate silk backing; attached woven ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W: 108 x 108 cm (42 1/2 x 42 1/2 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
peony  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.72
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f92cd2ae-bc5f-49d5-8e04-8abf0a7de15b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.72

Press Releases

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1937 - 1945
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2fbd7f269-965e-48b8-bc67-f94132778e95
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2008-0009-ref130

A Christmas Carol Imagined by Arion Press and Ida Applebroog

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 22 Dec 2022 14:00:37 +0000
Topic:
Library science  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives / Unbound
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c99fd3af56d80c702ad1ed627e26f77d

Five Cool Finds From Google Arts & Culture's Presidents' Day Collection

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:08:06 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_95ca98f72c1f520395d0e1c6303ce6d2

Man seated outdoors ["Su Chun"]

Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 85.6 × 157.7 cm (33 11/16 × 62 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.131
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3120027ff-cbde-42d6-8982-e021f270d2ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.131

Yinxiang, Prince Yi (1686–1730), Enjoying an Outing by Boat

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 52.1 x 58.9 cm (20 1/2 x 23 3/16 in)
H x W (overall): 59 x 196 cm (23 1/4 x 77 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1720s
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
boat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.140
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d2743a25-4ff8-45b6-bfce-c4d8c20a072c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.140
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The Little Forge, Liverpool

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.7 x 15.1 cm (8 15/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1875
Topic:
man  Search this
work  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.236
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32edec271-9ae7-4750-bf7c-2c422a403e93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.236

Smithsonian National Associates Program Research Expedition videos

Creator:
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
James-Duguid, Charlene, 1942-  Search this
Kaeppler, Adrienne Lois (1935-2022)  Search this
Extent:
Video recordings
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Southeast Asia
North America
Bali (Indonesia : Province)
Date:
1990-1993
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of video recordings created in association with the Smithsonian National Associates Research Expeditions. Subjects include: Balinese Dance Performances, 1992; Brimfield Antiques, MA; Cheyenne Frontier Days; Crow Fair "90-'93; and Lumberjack Days. Collection includes production logs.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Smithsonian National Associates Program Research Expedition records, 1990-1993.
Provenance:
Received from Charlene James-Duguid in 1993.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian National Associates Program Research Expedition videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1993.18
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9fa2da656-bcbf-4060-8125-c16176124a3e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1993-18

Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd.

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 34, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1935
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw946f16006-fb24-43c0-a7d9-3b9c3e4ed024
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref9653
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Pipe bowl

Culture/People:
East or Woods Cree  Search this
Collector:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Robert Day, Non-Indian, 1836-1914  Search this
Auction venue:
Gurr, Johns & Co. Ltd.  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone, catlinite/pipestone, lead
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Eastern Canada; Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
4/4849
Barcode:
044849.000
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East or Woods Cree
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6890814a1-067d-481e-b914-a6ccd1c51fc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_48015
Online Media:

Pipe bowl

Culture/People:
probably Hopewell (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Robert Day, Non-Indian, 1836-1914  Search this
Auction venue:
Gurr, Johns & Co. Ltd.  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
West Virginia; USA
Date created:
200 BC–AD 500 (Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
4/4850
Barcode:
044850.000
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Hopewell (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e532761a-e312-4d5a-9cd2-2540260c522d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_48016
Online Media:

Frog pipe bowl

Culture/People:
probably Hopewell (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
C. L. Obst, Non-Indian  Search this
Robert Day, Non-Indian, 1836-1914  Search this
Auction venue:
Gurr, Johns & Co. Ltd.  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Frog pipe bowl
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved, drilled
Dimensions:
10 x 2.5 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Bee Creek, Illinois River; Pike County; Illinois; USA
Date created:
200 BC–AD 500 (Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
4/4851
Barcode:
044851.000
See related items:
Hopewell (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61ba93365-ca18-4ba2-af89-7372e97d5f89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_48017
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Portrait of Yinzhi, Prince Cheng

Sitter:
Yunzhi, Prince Cheng 允祉 (1677 - 1732)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 185.7 x 151.3 cm (73 1/8 x 59 9/16 in)
H x W (overall): 338.4 x 188 cm (133 1/4 x 74 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  Search this
China  Search this
prince  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d0db45a4-be8d-4b04-ae13-718cc58a345a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.100

Portrait of Yinxi (1711-1758), Prince Shen in an Outdoor Setting

Sitter:
Yunxi 愛新覺羅允禧 (1711 - 1758)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 102.3 x 97.1 cm (40 1/4 x 38 1/4 in)
H x W (overall): 241.3 x 128.5 cm (95 x 50 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1757
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
tea  Search this
man  Search this
China  Search this
prince  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.101
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye370f368e8-6f32-4ab4-93a4-27c637bf4b5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.101

Portrait of the Seventh Prince Yi

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 184 x 120 cm (72 7/16 x 47 1/4 in)
H x W (overall): 249 x 164 cm (98 1/16 x 64 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  Search this
Xuantong reign (1909 - 1912)  Search this
China  Search this
prince  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.102
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/ye3e5d0d121-de24-4483-beb4-4d9b94d82dc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.102

Portrait of a First-rank Court Official, possibly Li Yinzu (1629-1664)

Sitter:
Li Yinzu (1629 - 1664)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 124.2 x 63.7 cm (48 7/8 x 25 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
crane  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  Search this
chair  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.103
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/ye3180d4d30-40fc-4caf-8ff4-f16410cc9894
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.103

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