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Stool

Maker:
We artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27 x 26 x 25.1 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys769073c71-0820-403f-ac6e-3e799f4b766d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-1

Headrest

Maker:
Swazi artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass tacks
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.4 x 21.1 x 7.9 cm (4 7/8 x 8 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Eswatini
Mozambique
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cf51012d-7d5d-4b20-9325-4881a7b31a6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-10

Headrest

Maker:
Bongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.7 x 25.1 x 10.2 cm (5 x 9 7/8 x 4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
South Sudan
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72ddc3b6d-ea45-4fe1-bd10-d422ffcbcaac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-11

Headrest

Maker:
Pokot artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, leather, iron wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.4 x 19.4 x 15.9 cm (6 7/16 x 7 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Kenya
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c3ea6167-9711-4b80-9f76-e2098b491679
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-12

Headrest

Maker:
Bari artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reptile skin, hide
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.6 x 26.7 x 10.5 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
South Sudan
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ab804511-f3bd-4029-937b-b80d507f74a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-13

Headrest

Maker:
Turkana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.1 x 26.8 x 12.8 cm (7 15/16 x 10 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Kenya
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d013640e-071e-403f-b0f0-67c04334a5b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-14

Headrest

Maker:
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.9 x 45.4 x 9.2 cm (5 1/16 x 17 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7396548e1-5fc5-48c8-ba14-c6153216fecb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-15

Stool

Maker:
Bongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.8 x 34.3 x 20 cm (7 x 13 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
South Sudan
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
bovine  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7143a4830-bff4-43fd-a019-34556a38822c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-2

Stool

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.7 x 39.4 x 20.3 cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/2 x 8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Ashanti Region, Ghana
Date:
Mid-late 19th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ac685ff6-10b7-4635-931c-e8b7310739af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-3

Stool

Maker:
Ngala artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass tacks
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27 x 34.9 x 19.1 cm (10 5/8 x 13 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e73439cd-2624-4712-a0d6-559ba2df06e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-4

Stool

Maker:
Kaonde artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zambia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71c220f51-0cf8-493f-989e-f215568fe5db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-5

Stool

Maker:
Fon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.1 x 43.8 x 28.3 cm (7 1/8 x 17 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Benin
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Male use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys734a2fdf1-b7ca-4f94-a91e-b6dfeb5102be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-6

Stool

Maker:
Fon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.4 x 50.8 x 36.8 cm (10 3/8 x 20 x 14 1/2 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Benin
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Male use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e119f058-26a1-4d9f-8828-933832e9c0c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-7

Headrest

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.6 x 15.2 cm (5 3/4 x 6 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bd48bc1c-7d5b-4db8-a7e2-cac1efd58412
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-8

Headrest

Maker:
Tsonga artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.5 x 21.6 x 9.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Maputo Province, Mozambique
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e1a7c2a2-1e00-4d7f-b368-ada6e8cb7fd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-9

James Smithson Society, 1983

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 41
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 372, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Clippings
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Clippings
Clippings / Box 21
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0372-refidd1e6828

James Smithson Society, 1984

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 41
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 372, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Clippings
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Clippings
Clippings / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0372-refidd1e8181

James Smithson Society, 1977-1979

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 41
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 372, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Clippings
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Clippings
Clippings / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0372-refidd1e2393

The Roman Daughter

Artist:
Rembrandt Peale, born PA 1778-died Philadelphia, PA 1860  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
84 5/8 x 62 7/8 in. (215 x 159.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1811
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
History\ancient\Rome  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\prison  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Smithson Society
Object number:
1977.103
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/vk7e7e0fe6c-d421-4ec2-8689-3efb948ab056
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1977.103

Rolling Stone issue No.22, featuring "The Family 1976, Richard Avedon"

Artist:
Richard Avedon, 15 May 1923 - 1 Oct 2004  Search this
Sitter:
(Multiple Sitters)  Search this
Medium:
Halftone on newsprint
Dimensions:
34.9 x 29.5 x 1.6 cm (13 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 5/8")
Type:
Periodical
Date:
Oct 21, 1976
Topic:
Autograph  Search this
Magazine  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; this acquisition was made possible by generous contributions from Jeane W. Austin and the James Smithson Society
Object number:
AD/NPG.89.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43d32bf7b-a9f2-429a-875c-a4efd797a806
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.89.2
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