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Charles Lindbergh

Cast after:
Jo Davidson, 30 Mar 1883 - 2 Jan 1952  Search this
Foundry:
C. Valsuani  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, 4 Feb 1902 - 26 Aug 1974  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
With Base: 53.7 x 17.8 x 26.4cm (21 1/8 x 7 x 10 3/8")
Base: 14.9 x 14.9cm (5 7/8 x 5 7/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Place:
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Date:
1967 cast after 1939 original
Topic:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Male  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Peace activist  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.68.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Michael DeBakey

Artist:
Peter Shapiro, 17 Jan 1933 - 16 Oct 2004  Search this
Sitter:
Michael DeBakey, 7 Sep 1908 - 11 Jul 2008  Search this
Medium:
Bronze bust
Dimensions:
With Socle: 53.3 × 60.3 × 40.6cm (21 × 23 3/4 × 16")
Socle footprint: 60.3 × 40.6cm (23 3/4 × 16")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1998 cast of 1997 original
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Surgeon's cap  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Male  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Health and Medicine\Physician\Surgeon  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Health and Medicine\Physician\Army\Surgeon  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Education\Educator\Professor\Medicine  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Michael DeBakey: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.98.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1997, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1960-2000
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 342
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Artist:
Frank Stanley Herring, 1894 - 12 Jun 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth, 24 May 1878 - 2 Jan 1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 114.3 x 88.6 x 4.1cm (45 x 34 7/8 x 1 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1929-1930
Topic:
Costume\Academic\Cap and gown  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Female  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Science and Technology\Engineer\Industrial  Search this
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth: Health and Medicine\Psychologist\Industrial Psychologist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and Lillian Carey Barley
Object number:
NPG.97.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1930-1960
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 321
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Oyster Shucking Knife

Maker:
Swift, Jack  Search this
Physical Description:
ferrous metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 11/16 in x 1/2 in x 5/16 in; 14.44625 cm x 1.27 cm x .79375 cm
Object Name:
oyster knife
knife, oyster
Oyster processing began here in first half of 19th century:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1900
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
2008.0052.01
Accession number:
2008.0052
Catalog number:
2008.0052.01
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Work
Food
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Brennan’s Monorail Car

Maker:
Central Scientific Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 20 in x 9 5/8 in; 24.765 cm x 50.8 cm x 24.4475 cm
Object Name:
gyroscope
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
PH.322967
Catalog number:
322967
Accession number:
249200
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f134-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Copy of Sickels' Patent Model of a Steam Engine Cut-Off Valve

Inventor:
Sickels, Frederick E.  Search this
Object Name:
engine, steam, valve gear, model
patent model, valve gear, steam engine
patent model copy, valve gear, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Missouri
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1842
Patent date:
1842-05-20
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
Steam Engines  Search this
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
Credit Line:
Frederick Elsworth Sickels, Kansas City, Mo.
ID Number:
MC.180973
Catalog number:
180973
Accession number:
24427
Patent number:
2,631
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Patent Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Exhibition:
Power Machinery
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-67ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Machine for Wrapping Wire-Rope, Patent Model

Inventor:
Roebling, John A.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 26.67 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
wire rope making machine
wire - rope making machine
patent model, rope making machine, wire
Object Type:
Patent Model
Associated place:
United States: Pennsylvania, Saxonburg
Date made:
1842
Patent date:
1842-07-16
ID Number:
MC.308790
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
308790
Patent number:
2,720
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-6ff4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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In honor of Robert H. Goddard, "A method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"

Designer:
Edward Fella, American, b. 1938  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on cream cardstock
Dimensions:
43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. )
Type:
graphic design
print/poster
Object Name:
print/poster
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
late 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward Fella
Accession Number:
1995-42-41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Rocket, Liquid Fuel, 4 May 1926, Goddard

Manufacturer:
Dr. Robert H. Goddard  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum alloy, steel, asbestos wrapping around pipes
Dimensions:
Overall: 195.6 × 14cm (6 ft. 5 in. × 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1926
Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel & Florence Guggenheim Foundation
Inventory Number:
A19850176000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c41fe215-917c-469e-8786-2371a867e44e
EDAN-URL:
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Tabulating Machine Company Card Punch

Distributor:
Tabulating Machine Company  Search this
Maker:
Tabulating Machine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
iron (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.9 cm x 43.5 cm x 14 cm; 4 9/32 in x 17 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
card punch
Place distributed:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1902
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Herman Hollerith, Jr.
ID Number:
MA.335635
Accession number:
1977.0114
Catalog number:
335635
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3ff9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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1926 Ford Model T roadster

Founder of Ford Motor Company:
Ford, Henry  Search this
Maker:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 66 in x 66 1/2 in x 141 in; 167.64 cm x 168.91 cm x 358.14 cm
Object Name:
roadster
automobile
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Date made:
1926
Related Publication:
A Nation of Nations
Credit Line:
John T. Sickler
ID Number:
TR.333777
Accession number:
305326
Catalog number:
333777
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Industry & Manufacturing
America on the Move
Automobiles
Transportation
Road Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-61d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Turck Model 510 Comptometer

Maker:
Felt & Tarrant Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 cm x 26 cm x 31 cm; 4 23/32 in x 10 1/4 in x 12 7/32 in
Object Name:
adding machine
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1916
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor Comptometer Corporation
ID Number:
MA.323645
Catalog number:
323645
Accession number:
250163
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Adding Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0e58-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

Bacharach Steam Engine Indicator

Maker:
Bacharach Industrial Instrument Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
metal (case material)
nickel plated brass (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 9 in; 14.9225 cm x 22.225 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
indicator, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Date made:
early 20th century
ID Number:
MC.325992
Catalog number:
325992
Accession number:
308486
Serial number:
50597
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Indicators
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8c01-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847365
Online Media:

Ellipsograph

Maker:
Stanley, William Ford  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
hardwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
felt (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.3 cm x 27 cm x 13.7 cm; 5 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 5 13/32 in
Object Name:
ellipsograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1888
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smtihsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
MA.314861
Accession number:
211531
Catalog number:
314861
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Ellipsographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-5ce5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Freddie Lund's Air Circus

Pilot:
Elizabeth Elkins Lund  Search this
Freddie Lund, 1897-1931  Search this
Lyman Voelpel  Search this
Sponsor:
Freddie Lund's Air Circus  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Air Shows and Races
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 60.8 × 40.6cm (1 ft. 11 15/16 in. × 1 ft. 4 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
circa 1930
Inventory Number:
A19900388000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv975889a8b-5334-4afa-8675-20f24343712b
EDAN-URL:
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Indicator with Reducing Wheel

Measurements:
overall: 8 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 22.5425 cm x 16.51 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
indicator, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
Credit Line:
Gift of Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co., Boston, MA.
ID Number:
MC.309833
Catalog number:
309833
Accession number:
109635
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Indicators
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1300-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Duboscq Colorimeter

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb Optical Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40.7 cm x 16 cm x 14 cm; 16 1/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in
case: 38 cm x 18.5 cm x 17.5 cm; 14 15/16 in x 7 5/16 in x 6 7/8 in
overall in case: 14 7/8 in x 7 9/16 in x 6 7/8 in; 37.7825 cm x 19.20875 cm x 17.4625 cm
Object Name:
Colorimeter
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Subject:
Color  Search this
Optics  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
National Bureau of Standards  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.326630
Catalog number:
326630
Accession number:
261654
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Measuring & Mapping
Saccharimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e549-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

Richardson Direct Reading Slide Rule

Maker:
George W. Richardson  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (part material)
aluminum (overall material)
paper (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 4.2 cm x .4 cm; 11 1/32 in x 1 21/32 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1909
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Patented  Search this
General Calculation  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Konshak
ID Number:
2009.0038.02
Accession number:
2009.0038
Catalog number:
2009.0038.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a376-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346566
Online Media:

Hemmi Duplex Slide Rule Retailed by Post (Versalog 1460)

Maker:
SUN HEMMI JAPAN CF  Search this
Inventor:
Frederick Post Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
bamboo (overall material)
plastic (laminate material)
glass (cursor material)
leather (case material)
fabricoid (case material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.6 cm x 7.5 cm x 4.6 cm; 14 13/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 13/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
1959
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering, General  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William K. Krutz
ID Number:
1978.0800.01
Catalog number:
336682
Accession number:
1978.0800
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b0ae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215024
Online Media:

Tabulating Machine Company Card Punch

Distributor:
Tabulating Machine Company  Search this
Maker:
Tabulating Machine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
iron (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.6 cm x 43.3 cm x 13 cm; 4 3/16 in x 17 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in
Object Name:
card punch
Place distributed:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1902
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Herman Hollerith, Jr.
ID Number:
MA.335634
Accession number:
1977.0114
Catalog number:
335634
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3ff8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694428
Online Media:

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