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Deserts

Maker:
United States. Office of War Information  Search this
Federal Works Agency  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1940s
Subject:
Desert  Search this
Landscape, Rural  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0557
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0557
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ab6a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813689

Nevada Desert

Artist:
Mac Cosgrove-Davies, born Mount Holly, NJ 1957  Search this
Medium:
cyanotype
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (10.5 x 13.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1986
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\Nevada  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Abington Art Center
Copyright:
© 1986, Mac Cosgrove-Davies
Object number:
1987.47
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73bf8415c-0f9f-4d17-a889-1d2947f08f2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1987.47

Desert I

Artist:
Gabor Peterdi, born Pestujhely, Hungary 1915-died Stamford, CT 2001  Search this
Medium:
soft and hard ground etching, engraving and aquatint with three colors
Dimensions:
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1961
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joan Peterdi
Object number:
2003.1.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77d0cfd70-97e9-4231-8829-a1262fff2444
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2003.1.19

The Desert

Artist:
Howard Cook, born Springfield, MA 1901-died Santa Fe, NM 1980  Search this
Medium:
woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 4 5/8 x 6 in. (11.7 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1926
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Barbara Latham Cook
Copyright:
© 1926, Barbara Latham Cook
Object number:
1984.69.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7508ff9aa-02b6-44d1-9648-e6e08db08ab7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.69.5

Desert Cemetery

Artist:
Arnold Blanch, born Mantorville, MN 1896-died Kingston, NY 1968  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 10 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. (25.6 x 36.2 cm) sheet: 13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (33.5 x 49.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1939
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\cemetery  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk739c6f731-8d31-42a6-9a29-90b1cd15b77d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.35

Desert Tree

Artist:
Howard Cook, born Springfield, MA 1901-died Santa Fe, NM 1980  Search this
Publisher:
Associated American Artists, founded 1934  Search this
Medium:
aquatint and etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (22.7 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1941
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Western  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Barbara Latham
Object number:
1980.122.50
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b0155530-e0a4-4a24-8dea-a1a2c360708e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.122.50

Desert Warthog

Discipline:
Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Tetrapoda, Mammalia, Eutheria, Artiodactyla, Suidae, Suinae
Scientific Name:
Phacochoerus aethiopicus
USNM Number:
EO67390
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/318ee3b4d-1a0a-4729-8154-e75092b9283d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10026920

Garden of Eden, Arches N.P. Utah, from the portfolio Shadowless Places, Deserts of the Southwest

Artist:
Frank DiPerna, born Pittsburgh, PA 1947-died Falls Church, VA 2020  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1984
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\Utah  Search this
Landscape\park\Arches National Park  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Vladimir and Eileen Toumanoff
Copyright:
© 1984, Frank DiPerna
Object number:
1992.47.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a036f287-a138-4d3d-9494-97835c827481
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.47.1

Desert Pass

Artist:
Helen Frankenthaler, born New York City 1928-died Darien, CT 2011  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
38 1/4 x 53 3/4 in. (97.2 x 136.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1976
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Edith S. and Arthur J. Levin
Object number:
2005.5.32
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78424257b-931a-436e-bca7-bac1d4a3e765
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2005.5.32

Desert Vista

Artist:
Benjamin C. Brown, born Marion, AR 1865-died Pasadena, CA 1942  Search this
Medium:
drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (17.6 x 22.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1932
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\tree\palm tree  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.37
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a39fa682-5f8c-4742-9f7e-7b9fd984dd9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.37
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Descent into the Mojave Desert (no. 238)

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany (now Kaniów, Poland) 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Landscape\desert\Mojave Desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.9.77
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cc2a4723-4b27-4fa6-94bf-7211b22e800f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.9.77

Mountains and Desert

Artist:
Harry Sternberg, born New York City 1904-died Escondido, CA 2001  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut
Dimensions:
25 x 14 3/4 in. (63.5 x 37.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1970.104
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78186868c-d1d0-4047-a711-ca77493c3944
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1970.104

On the Desert

Artist:
Charles Pollock, born Denver, CO 1902-died Paris, France 1988  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 9 x 11 1/2 in. (22.9 x 29.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1930s
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Animal\other\skeleton  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Allmendinger
Copyright:
© 1930 Charles Pollock Archives
Object number:
1978.39.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7aaf00e9c-ceb6-4db6-be75-72a12c348959
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.39.8

Desert Landscape (#69)

Artist:
Howard Russell Butler, born New York City 1856-died Princeton, NJ 1934  Search this
Medium:
pastel on paperboard
Dimensions:
image: 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (16.5 x 26.7 cm.); sheet...
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Howard Russell Butler, Jr.
Object number:
1978.65.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk781a525c9-7930-4d66-9e4e-2017629289a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.65.4
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Bedouin Arab, Desert of Sinai

Artist:
Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, born Manlius Square, NY 1814-died Toledo, OH 1889  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 x 5 1/2 in. (20.4 x 14.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure male\bust  Search this
Arabian\Bedouin  Search this
Landscape\desert\Sinai Desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Martha F. Butler
Object number:
1991.56.154
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75f2964b7-bc6d-4c20-920c-59e6be0c6f37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.56.154

Desert Landscape

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany (now Kaniów, Poland) 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/8 x 17 1/2 in. (28.9 x 44.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1972
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\celestial\sun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1972.139.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7747a0674-1fd5-4141-91ee-19434b6f6176
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.139.3

Desert Mirage

Artist:
Luis Jiménez, born El Paso, TX 1940-died Hondo, NM 2006  Search this
Medium:
color pencil and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 13 1/2 × 11 in. (34.3 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1974
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tony and I'Lee Hooker
Object number:
2016.58.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d44368b6-3305-41a7-8ee0-5ff2f02d5d4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.58.2

Desert Tree

Artist:
Howard Cook, born Springfield, MA 1901-died Santa Fe, NM 1980  Search this
Publisher:
Associated American Artists, founded 1934  Search this
Medium:
etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (22.7 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
Landscape\road\path  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.64.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f40e194c-c4e2-40d3-92ca-2af2cc5f416e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.64.14

Desert Box Turtle

Discipline:
Vertebrate Zoology  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Tetrapoda, Reptilia, Testudines, Cryptodira, Emydidae
Scientific Name:
Terrapene ornata luteola
USNM Number:
EO63060
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35fd31857-c32f-44c3-9a5b-462d5b8dc949
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10025403
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Turkey in Desert

Maker:
Erwitt, Elliott  Search this
Physical Description:
masonite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 13 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Subject:
Desert  Search this
Turkeys  Search this
ID Number:
PG.007572
Catalog number:
7572
Accession number:
252364
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-48c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1913803

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