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Effectiveness in nature of the so-called protective adpatations in the animal kingdom, chiefly as illustrated by the food habits of neartic birds

Author:
McAtee, Waldo Lee  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1932
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_91523

Tumbler

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 11.1 cm x 6 cm; 4 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
Tumbler
Location where used:
Mexico
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard E. Ahlborn
ID Number:
CL.294082.33
Accession number:
294082
294082
Catalog number:
294082.33
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-c2f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661581

Brass Tankard

Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
spun (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
Pot, Chocolate
Date made:
16th century
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of George W. Sims
ID Number:
1981.0726.09
Accession number:
1981.0726
Catalog number:
1981.0726.09
1981.0726.09
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-a3cb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661197

Spoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
spoon: 3 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 8.89 cm x 1.6002 cm
overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 5/8 in; .9525 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
Prussia
Date made:
1800 - 1900
Subject:
Eating  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0862.03
Accession number:
1979.0862
Catalog number:
1979.0862.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-fad5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_303674
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two men drinking and smoking in the woods

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
real photo postcard
Date made:
after 1907
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
Smoking  Search this
ID Number:
1986.3048.0948
Catalog number:
1986.3048.0948
Nonaccession number:
1986.3048
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-f4c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1884648
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Tankard

Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 17.145 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
tankard
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1723 - 1760
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
ID Number:
1986.0027.92
Accession number:
1986.0027
Catalog number:
1986.0027.92
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-594d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_316879
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Tankard

Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/2 in; 20.955 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
tankard
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1763 - 1798
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
ID Number:
1986.0027.16
Accession number:
1986.0027
Catalog number:
1986.0027.16
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-594e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_303589
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cup, cappuccino

Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 4 in x 3 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
cup, cappuccino
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
United Kingdom: England
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0124.03a
Accession number:
2012.0124
Catalog number:
2012.0124.03a
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Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4a2a58345-07e9-031f-e053-15f76fa0241b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1976290

The Drinking Bout

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 5 cm x 4.5 cm; 1 31/32 in x 1 25/32 in
plate: 9 cm x 7 cm; 3 17/32 in x 2 3/4 in
overall: 40.5 cm x 30.5 cm; 15 15/16 in x 12 in
Object Name:
Print
Etching on chine colle
Place made:
France
Date made:
1800s
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14696
Catalog number:
14696
Accession number:
94830
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-edfc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1002209

Tumbler

Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
anodized (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
tumbler
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Date made:
ca 1953 - 1954
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
ID Number:
2014.0004.040
Accession number:
2014.0004
Catalog number:
2014.0004.040
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-dd63-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465663
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Mug

Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 13.97 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
mug
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1715 - 1730
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
DL.388367
Catalog number:
388367
Accession number:
182022
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-1d93-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_317081
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Mate Sipper

Physical Description:
alpacca silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 1.905 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
sipper, mate
Place made:
South America
Date made:
1900 - 1925
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
South America  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
ID Number:
DL.59.1566
Catalog number:
59.1566
Accession number:
111627
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6eca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_319277
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Salt Dish

Physical Description:
glass (insert or liner material)
silver plate (holder material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 in; 5.715 cm x 9.2075 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
dish, salt
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1880 - 1920
Subject:
Eating  Search this
ID Number:
1977.0918.66
Accession number:
1977.0918
Catalog number:
1977.0918.66
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Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-0399-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301136
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Napkin Ring

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 1 13/16 in; 2.54 cm x 4.572 cm
overall: 1 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
ring, napkin
Object Type:
flatware
Place used:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Date made:
1875 - 1915
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Virginia  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Katharine M. Reese
ID Number:
1977.0918.63
Accession number:
1977.0918
Catalog number:
1977.0918.63
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8f0e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302756
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Beaker

Physical Description:
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 in; 6.985 cm x 7.62 cm
rim diameter: 3 in; 7.62 cm
bottom diameter: 2 3/16 in; 5.55625 cm
Object Name:
beaker
Place made:
United States: New England
Date made:
19th century
1830 - 1860
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Drinking  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Constance R. and Thomas D. Williams
ID Number:
1979.0815.01
Accession number:
1979.0815
Catalog number:
1979.0815.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ff0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_307199
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Tablespoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.9 cm x 4.5 cm; 7 13/16 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.0025 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Charlestown
Date made:
1740 - 1760
Date made:
DELETE
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Massachusetts  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Alice James Pope
ID Number:
1977.0334.13A
Accession number:
1977.0334
Catalog number:
1977.0334.13A
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-b1d9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301234
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Oyster Fork

Maker:
Meriden Britannia Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 2.2098 cm
overall: 1/4 in x 6 in x 3/4 in; .635 cm x 15.24 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made; year pattern introduced:
1886
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Seafood  Search this
ID Number:
1977.0918.20
Accession number:
1977.0918
Catalog number:
1977.0918.20
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7329-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302213
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Napkin Ring

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Napkin Ring
ring, napkin
Object Type:
flatware
Place used:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Date made:
1875 - 1915
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Virginia  Search this
Credit Line:
Miss Katharine M. Reese
ID Number:
1979.0862.01
Catalog number:
1979.0862.01
Accession number:
1979.0862
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-95d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1446514
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Spoon

Physical Description:
silver plate (overall material)
electroplated (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 18.2 cm x 3.8 cm; 7 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in
overall: 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.0975 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1872 - 1903
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Alice James Pope
ID Number:
1977.0334.19B
Accession number:
1977.0334
Catalog number:
1977.0334.19B
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-28a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302104
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Spoon

Physical Description:
silver plate (overall material)
electroplated (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 18.1 cm x 3.9 cm; 7 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.0975 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Date made:
1872 - 1903
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Alice James Pope
ID Number:
1977.0334.19D
Accession number:
1977.0334
Catalog number:
1977.0334.19D
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-29fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_302106
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