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Model 1813 Maryland Contract Pistol

Maker:
Deringer, Jr., Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (part material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in; 40.64 cm
overall: 2 3/8 in x 16 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 41.275 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
pistol
pistol, flintlock
Other Terms:
pistol; Firearms; Army; Flintlock; .54 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated place:
United States: Maryland
Date made:
1813
Credit Line:
The Adriana and Edwin W. Bitter Family Collection
ID Number:
1986.0024.06
Accession number:
1986.0024
Catalog number:
1986.0024.06
Collector/donor number:
P42L
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
The Bitter Collection of Firearms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bb16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438577
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J. & W. Henry Maryland Contract Pistol

Maker:
J. & W. Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (part material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/8 in; 41.5925 cm
overall: 2 1/8 in x 16 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 41.91 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
pistol
pistol, flintlock
Other Terms:
pistol; Firearms; Flintlock; .60 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated place:
United States: Maryland
Date made:
ca 1813
Subject:
War of 1812  Search this
Credit Line:
The Adriana and Edwin W. Bitter Family Collection
ID Number:
1986.0024.13
Catalog number:
1986.0024.13
Accession number:
1986.0024
Collector/donor number:
P77L
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
The Bitter Collection of Firearms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-a0ad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438569
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Codonatanthus 'Antique Gold'

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Laurence E. Skog  Search this
Leslie Brothers  Search this
Place:
Smithsonian Institution Dept. of Botany Research Greenhouses, Suitland, Maryland, U.S.A., Prince George's, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
22 Oct 1999
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae
Published Name:
Codonatanthus 'Antique Gold'
Barcode:
00993355
Other Numbers:
Greenhouse number : 1996082
USNM Number:
3567767
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39bfb1464-aa32-4eeb-9b2b-6f5e388ed69d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10422358
Online Media:

Codonatanthus 'Antique Gold'

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Laurence E. Skog  Search this
Leslie Brothers  Search this
Place:
Smithsonian Institution Dept. of Botany Research Greenhouses, Suitland, Maryland, U.S.A., Prince George's, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
15 Apr 2000
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae
Published Name:
Codonatanthus 'Antique Gold'
Barcode:
00993372
Other Numbers:
Greenhouse number : 1996074
USNM Number:
3567774
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b6a37b94-04b5-451e-8ab0-b429678ff54d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10422365
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Bernie Zill in his antique shop with no name, 1700 block of Eastern Avenue, Fells Point

Artist:
Joan Clark Netherwood, born York, SC 1932-died Joppa, MD 2021  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 6 5/8 × 7 3/8 in. (16.8 × 18.7 cm) sheet: 7 7/8 × 10 in. (20.0 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1978
Topic:
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\vendor  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Object\furniture\cabinet  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\store  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1045
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a4d0b104-eae7-4bf4-a451-758a078bd8f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1045

Written in Bone: The First Colonists

Creator:
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities Jamestown Rediscovery  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Born digital
Date:
2005
February 13, 2005
Topic:
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00054]
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Personal/Educational Use Jamestown Rediscovery, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380116

Written in Bone: The First Colonists

Creator:
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities Jamestown Rediscovery  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Born digital
Date:
2004
March 5, 2004
Topic:
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00005]
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Personal/Educational Use Jamestown Rediscovery, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380067

Written in Bone: A Highly Unusual Case

Creator:
May, Jamie  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Born digital
Date:
2006
March 16, 2006
Topic:
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00052]
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Personal/Educational Use Jamestown Rediscovery, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380114

Written in Bone: The First Colonists

Creator:
Lavin, Michael  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Born digital
Date:
2004
November 22, 2004
Topic:
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00053]
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Personal/Educational Use Jamestown Rediscovery, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380115

Written in Bone: The First Colonists

Creator:
May, Jamie  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Born digital
Date:
2008
January 4, 2008
Topic:
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00068]
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)
Personal/Educational Use Jamestown Rediscovery, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380130

Jar with four ornamental lugs

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.9 x 31 cm (12 15/16 x 12 3/16 in)
Style:
Possibly Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
iron glaze  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1996.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c3389200-137f-4ee1-8b2b-12ff2d0fdc85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1996.35
Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed), including Late Archaic and Woodland Traditions  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Robert Island, Susquehanna River; Harford County; Maryland; USA
Archipelago:
Susquehanna River Islands
Island Name:
Robert Island
Date created:
3000 BC–AD 900 (Late Archaic to Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
6/6871
Barcode:
066871.000
See related items:
Multiple archaeological cultures
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e0e3c13b-636e-4e76-b601-98d63e2cb3c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_72040
Online Media:

Smoking tube/Pipe

Culture/People:
probably Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Smoking tube/Pipe
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, grooved
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Robert Island, Susquehanna River; Harford County; Maryland; USA
Archipelago:
Susquehanna River Islands
Island Name:
Robert Island
Date created:
800 BC–AD 500 (Early to Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
6/6395
Barcode:
066395.000
See related items:
Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws692eeffff-9742-40a1-a202-5dae74fa565d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_71616
Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed), including Late Archaic and Woodland Traditions  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Harford County; Maryland; USA
Date created:
3000 BC–AD 900 (Late Archaic to Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
6/6869
Barcode:
066869.000
See related items:
Multiple archaeological cultures
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61285ec3c-0d85-4713-b1b3-2afa3f118677
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_72038
Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed), including Late Archaic and Woodland Traditions  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Port Deposit; Cecil County; Maryland; USA
Date created:
3000 BC–AD 900 (Late Archaic to Middle Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
6/6870
Barcode:
066870.000
See related items:
Multiple archaeological cultures
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65219ded9-c38e-4a05-9acb-40e752b760d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_72039
Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed), including Archaic and Early Woodland Traditions  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground, grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Perryville; Cecil County; Maryland; USA
Date created:
6000–200 BC (Middle Archaic to Early Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
6/6894
Barcode:
066894.000
See related items:
Multiple archaeological cultures
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws670158701-abf1-4647-abdb-e533dc04670f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_72064
Online Media:

Bannerstone (throwing stick/atlatl weight) (unfinished)

Culture/People:
probably Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912  Search this
Auction venue:
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)  Search this
Object Name:
Bannerstone (throwing stick/atlatl weight) (unfinished)
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Robert Island, Susquehanna River; Harford County; Maryland; USA
Archipelago:
Susquehanna River Islands
Island Name:
Robert Island
Date created:
3000–1000 BC (Late Archaic period)
Catalog Number:
6/6938
Barcode:
066938.000
See related items:
Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c8faea5b-02f8-4285-af63-350463dd464e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_72108
Online Media:

Box in the shape of a fish dragon

Medium:
Gray porcelain with transparent green, yellow and purple enamels.
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.8 x 4.5 x 7.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/16 in)
Style:
Zhangzhou ware
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
fish  Search this
dragon  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Zhangzhou ware  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Ling family from the Helen D. Ling Collection.
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6780a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye361596109-966a-42ce-b0a7-da8bf32afb3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-6780a-d

Vase

Medium:
Eggshell porcelain with overglaze polychrome decoration
Dimensions:
H x W: 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
20th century
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walter Bell
Accession Number:
FSC-P-3939
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3aa3b67a5-6be2-4b01-b805-f7ff332bc529
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-3939
Online Media:

Box in the shape of a duck

Medium:
The molded base is gray porcelain paste with a matte opaque white interior glaze and exterior transparent green glaze. The molded lid in the shape of a duck has a white paste with a transparent green exterior glaze with unglazed wings. The interior glaze is a transparent clear glaze.
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.2 x 4.4 x 5.9 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 5/16 in)
Style:
Zhangzhou ware
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
duck  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Zhangzhou ware  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Ling family from the Helen D. Ling Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6781a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e1cb0ef1-9706-466a-b280-5058e7d2326b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-6781a-c

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