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How a Chinese Empress Built the Largest Palace in the World

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Does China's Only Female Emperor Deserve Her Bad Rap?

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Hancock-Pacific Galapagos Expedition: The Empress of the Galapagos, 1933-1935

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Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Type:
Lectures
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2011-11-02T19:59:22.000Z
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Museum administration  Search this
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Luck and Fortune: Lunar New Year Food Traditions

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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Conversations and talks
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2021-02-12T02:38:47.000Z
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Freer’s Asian Ceramics Reconsidered

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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Conversations and talks
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2018-04-16T14:48:58.000Z
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Curator's Cut: An Imperial Romance

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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2019-06-19T18:20:37.000Z
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Curator Perspectives on Empresses of China’s Forbidden City

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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2019-05-04T19:59:38.000Z
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#FSEmpresses: Portrait of Empress Dowager Cixi

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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2019-06-03T19:48:09.000Z
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Power|Play: China's Empress Dowager

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2011-12-23T17:49:58.000Z
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In Memory of Chongqing: A Son's Devotion

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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2019-06-03T21:22:55.000Z
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Diary

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 2: Robinson Family / 2.6: Robinson, Franklin A. / 2.6.1: Correspondence, diaries, personal ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c69fd212-5fa6-426e-8f82-ac71a4266346
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref167
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Mirror with Queen Mother of the West (Xiwangmu) and Duke Father of the East (Dongwanggong)

Medium:
Iron with gold sheet and traces of silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.8 x 16.6 x 16.6 cm (11/16 x 6 9/16 x 6 9/16 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
China
Date:
25-220
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
Queen Mother of the West  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Duke Father of the East  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1946.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Rose Hill (SC)

Creator:
Phelps, C. L., Mrs.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
10/31/1942
Local Call Number(s):
10852
General:
Camellia empress.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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.
Collection 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Measured drawings  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC016002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC016: Aiken -- Rose Hill (SC)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60f9affe4-c854-4b80-90f5-36411ff49e72
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Farmington -- Oldgate

Sculptor:
Manus, George  Search this
Garden designer:
Cowles, Margaret Krech  Search this
Hayward, Gordon  Search this
Cowles, William Sheffield  Search this
Architect:
Cowles, Bill  Search this
Landscape architect:
Cowles, Evan  Search this
Designer of the gate:
Spratts, William  Search this
Former owner:
Cowles family  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oldgate (Farmington, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Farmington
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information.
General:
This property has been owned since the mid-17th century, with the first small house built circa 1690 and the present Georgian style house first built in 1792, designed by William Spratt, a British architect who practiced in Connecticut after being imprisoned during the Revolutionary War. The property has been owned by members of only two families during most of its history, including Anna Roosevelt Cowles, the older sister of President Theodore Roosevelt, who had the first ornamental garden installed circa 1900, replacing what had been a barnyard. According to family lore Frederick Law Olmsted's architectural firm designed the garden but no documentation has been found supporting that claim. At present the 1.75 acre property is described as a green garden comprised of spacious lawns with island perennial beds, various boxwood hedges, and mature trees planted in the 1950s that include some notable specimens. There is a non-chlorinated cement swimming pool that supplies water for the sprinklers in the garden. An old smokehouse in one corner of the garden is used as a toolshed.
The woodland gardens around the perimeter of the property date back to the earliest landscape design but the original rose and cutting gardens have been replaced by lawns. Island beds with perennials, bulbs and shrubs have been cut into the lawns breaking up its mostly rectilinear shape. In the 1930s a high stone wall replaced the original picket fence along the dirt road in front of the house, retaining the original 1792 Chinese Chippendale-style gate designed by Spratt said to be based on a water gate in London, England that he knew. In recent years walkways have been added, the pool has been fenced for safety, and a new flower bed was created next to a new low stone wall.
Oldgate features several historic trees documented by the Connecticut Notable Tree project in 2007: a Nordmann fir, a Kousa dogwood, a Royal Empress Paulownia, a fragrant snowbell and a southern Japanese hemlock all have been cited as among the largest of their species in the state. There is a dawn redwood in the garden believed to be descended from seeds found in China in the 1940s that were germinated at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston. Storms have made changes to the mature trees that shaded this garden, including the snowstorm of October 2011 that felled a paulownia and scores of branches from other trees, necessitating more watering and more planting of trees, particularly native species.
Persons associated with the garden include Hooker family members (former owners, 1645-1733); John Nash and Samuel Nash (former owners, 1733-1747); Isaac Bidwell (former owner, 1747-1792); Cowles family members (owners 1792- ); William Spratt (architect , circa 1792); William Sheffield Cowles, Jr. and Margaret Krech Cowles (garden designers (1932-1986); Bill Cowles (architect, 1986-1995); Evan Cowles (landscape architect, 1986- ); George Manus (sculptor, 2002); Gordon Hayward (garden designer, 2010).
Related Materials:
Oldgate related holdings consist of 3 folders (2 35mm slides (photographs); 5 prints; 33 digital images)
Additional materials also located in the Farmington, Connecticut Public Library, Farmington room.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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.
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Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Farmington  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT100
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Empress Eugenie Trial Medal

Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.6 cm; 1 7/16 in
Object Name:
medal, trial
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
Date made:
ca 1860
Credit Line:
Scovill, Inc.
ID Number:
1981.0296.1700
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1700
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Empress Eugenie Trial Medal

Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plaster (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.7 cm; 1 7/16 in
Object Name:
medal, trial
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
Date made:
ca 1860
Credit Line:
Scovill, Inc.
ID Number:
1981.0296.1707
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1707
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Le Berger empressé

Designer:
Antoine Watteau, (French, 1684–1721)  Search this
Print Maker:
Gabriel Huquier, French, 1695–1772  Search this
Publisher:
Marguerite Caillou Chéreau, French, active 1729–1755  Search this
Gabriel Huquier, French, 1695–1772  Search this
Director of Production:
Jean de Jullienne, French, 1686–1766  Search this
Medium:
Etching on laid paper
Object Name:
Bound print
Type:
Bound print
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
1723-1735
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-224-24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4adf46951-e17f-4faf-aca3-71797ca3e5d8
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Circular tessera

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
100 BCE-100 CE
Period:
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
Topic:
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)  Search this
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
mask  Search this
Egypt  Search this
empress  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.491
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39fe1497e-224e-4aa5-84b4-197983b2486e
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Fused mosaic plaque

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
100 BCE-100 CE
Period:
Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman period
Topic:
woman  Search this
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)  Search this
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
empress  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.511
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3746339dd-168e-4c0b-b05e-e1b60be82370
EDAN-URL:
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East-West Interchanges in American Art: Virginia Anderson

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2013-04-30T14:38:51.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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