Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
266 documents - page 1 of 14

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Valley Ford viewed through diner window looking towards Post Office

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
23 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (59.1 x 40.0 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 10-20, 1976
Topic:
Architecture\detail\window  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\gas station  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Landscape\California\Valley Ford  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.187
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Artist Archive
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk746a00336-55a5-4849-ae00-578359df9583
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.187

Diner

Alternate Title:
Jacqueline and John F. kennedy
Artist:
Jacques Lowe, 24 Jan 1930 - 12 May 2001  Search this
Sitter:
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, 28 Jul 1929 - 19 May 1994  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 29 May 1917 - 22 Nov 1963  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 28.6 × 42.5 cm (11 1/4 × 16 3/4")
Sheet: 40.6 × 50.5 cm (16 × 19 7/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Oregon
Date:
1959 (printed 1999)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Sign  Search this
Vehicle\Automobile  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Male  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: Female  Search this
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: Communications\Publisher  Search this
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: Politics and Government\First Lady\First Lady of US  Search this
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: Visual Arts\Historic Preservationist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia
Object number:
NPG.2015.90.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Jacques Lowe
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c1d1e51b-9a0f-4f8d-82ff-56edf96dc8b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.90.13

Photographic History Collection: J

Maker:
Frank, Robert  Search this
Object Name:
Robert Frank collection
ID Number:
COLL.PHOTOS.000062
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-064d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1379722

Meissen lemon basket (from a plat de ménage)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall decoration fragment: 5/16 in x 1/4 in x 1/8 in; .8255 cm x .635 cm x .3175 cm
overall compote: 11 1/4 in x 8 in x 6 1/4 in; 28.575 cm x 20.32 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
compote
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
c.1737-1740
1737-1740
91737-1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.63.263
Catalog number:
63.263
Accession number:
250446
Collector/donor number:
53
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/ng49ca746a3-d871-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_575349
Online Media:

Men at counter in a diner

Maker:
Zalesky, Roy Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Wisconsin
Subject:
Men  Search this
Food Culture  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0306.0013
Catalog number:
2017.0306.0013
Accession number:
2017.0306
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0d03-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1858472

Two people at diner table

Maker:
Zalesky, Roy Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Men  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0306.0051
Catalog number:
2017.0306.0051
Accession number:
2017.0306
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Food
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0bc2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1858510

Man at counter in diner

Maker:
Zalesky, Roy Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Subject:
Elderly  Search this
Men  Search this
Beer  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0306.0123
Accession number:
2017.0306
Catalog number:
2017.0306.0123
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Food
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-fd5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1858584

Midway Diner

Maker:
Osinski, Christine  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 7/8 in x 13 3/4 in; 27.6225 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: New York, Long Island
Date made:
1983-1984
Date printed:
2016
Subject:
Parades  Search this
Fourth of July  Search this
ID Number:
2016.0112.02
Catalog number:
2016.0112.02
Accession number:
2016.0112
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-4ea7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1811227

Man in Diner, Route 6, Fall River, Massachusetts

Maker:
Horenstein, Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Fall River
Date made:
1985
1985 (Negative)
2009 (Print)
Credit Line:
Copyright Henry Horenstein
ID Number:
2011.0033.02
Catalog number:
2011.0033.02
Accession number:
2011.0033
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9646-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1417299

Exchange Buffet blotter

Maker:
Whitehead & Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (cover material)
paper (pad material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.8 cm x 20 cm x .5 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 3/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; .635 cm x 19.685 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
blotter
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1905-1921
Subject:
Restaurants  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.1409
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1409
Accession number:
2006.0098
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-97a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1344962
Online Media:

I Got Me a Freaky Old Lady; Truck Stop Diner

Manufacturer:
Laurie Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.2708
Catalog number:
2000.3053.2708
Label number:
LR-3613
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-c92a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1025695

Juke Box Diner; Whistle My Love

Recording artist:
Beaver Valley Sweethearts  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
1952
ID Number:
1996.0320.11495
Maker number:
20-4769
Collector/donor number:
8881
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.11495
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8ee3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1282488

Meissen leaf dish

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
cabbage leaf (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 10 3/8 in; 26.3525 cm
overall: 2 3/16 in x 10 7/16 in x 8 in; 5.55625 cm x 26.51125 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
dish, leaf
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1740-1745
1740-1745
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
1987.0896.07
Catalog number:
1987.0896.07
Accession number:
1987.0896
Collector/donor number:
1341
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/ng49ca746a6-aa84-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1406463

Water Pik Countdown Handheld Electronic Calculator

Maker:
Teledyne Water Pik, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (case; button; switch material)
metal (circuitry material)
paper (sticker material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 6.6675 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
electronic calculator
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Fort Collins
Date made:
ca 1977
Credit Line:
Gift of John B. Priser
ID Number:
1986.0988.341
Catalog number:
1986.0988.341
Accession number:
1986.0988
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5eb5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1364034
Online Media:

Diners Club Card -- Expires Last Day of Apr. 72

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1971
Credit Line:
Elvira Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
1985.0823.13
Catalog number:
1985.0823.13
Accession number:
1985.0823
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e655-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444347
Online Media:

Diners Club Card, United States, 1974

Maker:
Diner's Club International  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm x .15 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in x 1/16 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1974
Credit Line:
Elvira Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
1985.0823.14
Catalog number:
1985.0823.14
Accession number:
1985.0823
Serial number:
0010
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e586-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444348
Online Media:

Diners Club Card --Valid 05/74 thru 04/75

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1974
Credit Line:
Elvira Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
1985.0823.15
Catalog number:
1985.0823.15
Accession number:
1985.0823
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0ef0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444349
Online Media:

Sample American Express Credit Card, United States, 1963

Maker:
American Express Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.4 cm x 8.6 cm x .2 cm; 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1963
Associated Date:
1963
Credit Line:
American Express Company
ID Number:
NU.NU81082.1
Catalog number:
NU81082.1
Accession number:
252886
Serial number:
78 9
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e658-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444384
Online Media:

First & Merchants BankAmericard Visa

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm x .15 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in x 1/16 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1978
Credit Line:
E. Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
NU.84.17.10
Catalog number:
84.17.10
Accession number:
1984.0606
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d5fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444151
Online Media:

First & Merchants BankAmericard Visa

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm x .05 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1978
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
E. Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
NU.84.17.11
Catalog number:
84.17.11
Accession number:
1984.0606
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-098e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444152
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By