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Bouquet holder, flower motif, mother of pearl

Medium:
Gilded brass, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
5 × 1 1/4 in. (12.7 × 3.2 cm)
Style:
Rococo Revival
Type:
Bouquet holders
Origin:
Birmingham, England, possibly
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.027
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4358cfcce-66b0-46b4-881c-d69886ecea42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.027
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Bouquet holder, serpent and leaves

Medium:
Gilded brass, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
5 × 1 1/4 in. (12.7 × 3.2 cm)
Style:
Renaissance Revival
Type:
Bouquet holders
Origin:
France, possibly
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
brass (alloy)  Search this
gilding  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.028
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4eb937eba-349b-4970-9aff-22652c8ebcff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.028
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Bouquet holder, agate, mother of pearl

Medium:
Gilded brass, agate(?), marbled glass, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
6 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (15.9 × 3.2 cm)
Style:
Aesthetic Movement
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.038
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4601ffd5c-298c-4aa9-84ea-8d7430946996
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.038
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Bouquet holder, carnet-de-bal

Medium:
Gilded metal, ivory, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
6 × 1 1/2 in. (15.2 × 3.8 cm)
Style:
Renaissance Revival
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
dance cards  Search this
ivory  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.129
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4a85a0b40-8d17-4832-99c2-29ec14f84cdd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.129
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Boquet holder, mirrored, mother of pearl handle

Medium:
Gilded metal, mirror, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
6 × 1 in. (15.2 × 2.5 cm)
Style:
Rococo Revival
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
mirrors  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.137
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq44f713ff5-d7e4-41d4-912d-30496ce5442c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.137
Online Media:

Bouquet holder, mirrors, blue stones, mother of pearl handle

Medium:
Gilded brass, mirrors, glass, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
5 1/2 × 1 in. (14 × 2.5 cm)
Style:
Rococo Revival
Type:
Bouquet holders
Origin:
France, possibly
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
brass (alloy)  Search this
gilding  Search this
glass  Search this
mirrors  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.145
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq40a1585c2-20b3-421d-8304-6d14382403d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.145
Online Media:

Bouquet holder, flower and scrolls, mother of pearl handle

Medium:
Gilded metal, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
6 × 1 1/2 in. (15.2 × 3.8 cm)
Style:
Art Nouveau
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
enamel  Search this
gilding  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.150
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq401b32233-7831-4fe3-947b-8d8cdcdedbfb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.150
Online Media:

Bouquet holder, blue beads, mother of pearl handle

Medium:
Gilded metal, beads, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
5 1/4 × 2 1/4 in. (13.3 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.154
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Exhibition:
Floral Fashions: From Bouquets to Buttonholes
On View:
Smithsonian Institution, Quadrangle, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4ba18ebcf-0d7e-4f12-9f68-ef3b9b188830
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.154
Online Media:

Rectangular casket with lid; Islamic

Medium:
Brass inlaid with silver and copper; wood, mother-of-pearl
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Topic:
Islam  Search this
inlay  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
repousse  Search this
engraving  Search this
chasing  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson
Accession Number:
FSC-M-25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3f53c54d4-b96d-43fa-8976-d42de6680abf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-M-25
Online Media:

[Women workers packing fish products in "Mother of Pearl" boxes.] 12195 interpositive

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Leadbeater, A. C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1900
Local Numbers:
RSN 25131
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.42 [2].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Fishing  Search this
Industry  Search this
Women laborers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25100-25203
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref22894

Catasetum pileatum

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Arching to pendent inflorescence is up to 16" long with 4-10 flowers. Flowers are 4" across. Male flowers are waxy and white with a varing amount of purple shading or spots. Female flowers have white sepals and petals that are pale to deep yellow with the lip above. Flowers last only a few days.
Fragrance:
Fragrant
Range:
Trinidad to Ecuador
Habitat:
Hot, moist lowlands; 120-150m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Flor de Nacar
Mother of Pearl Flower
The Felt-Capped Catasetum
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Catasetum
Species:
pileatum
Accession Number:
2018-0740A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7f121315f-de6c-45cf-a282-ac896b6cb28f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0740A

Catasetum pileatum

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Arching to pendent inflorescence is up to 16" long with 4-10 flowers. Flowers are 4" across. Male flowers are waxy and white with a varing amount of purple shading or spots. Female flowers have white sepals and petals that are pale to deep yellow with the lip above. Flowers last only a few days.
Fragrance:
Fragrant
Range:
Trinidad to Ecuador
Habitat:
Hot, moist lowlands; 120-150m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Flor de Nacar
Mother of Pearl Flower
The Felt-Capped Catasetum
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Catasetum
Species:
pileatum
Accession Number:
2018-0741A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7390679b2-718e-425a-b3b1-0b8f2ede598e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0741A

Catasetum pileatum var. imperiale ('Pierre Couret' × 'SVO Blood Red')

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Erect to pendulous inflorescence is 12" long with 4-10 red flowers with white backs. Flowers are 4" across.
Fragrance:
Fragrant
Range:
Trinidad to Ecuador
Habitat:
Tropical, lowland forests; 100-200m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Flor de Nacar clone variety
Mother of Pearl Flower clone variety
The Felt-Capped Catasetum clone variety
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Catasetum
Species:
pileatum
Accession Number:
2019-0127A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax79daec594-5451-42de-8713-4bf4e59e8cc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2019-0127A
Online Media:

Accordion

Donor Name:
David D. Thomas  Search this
Culture:
Polynesian  Search this
Object Type:
Accordion
Place:
Tahiti, Society Islands, France, Polynesia
Accession Date:
27 Mar 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
277609
USNM Number:
E409679-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b9a325e4-3f17-4499-901b-e36ca7fcb216
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8439937

White and blue dress worn by Whoopi Goldberg as Celie in The Color Purple

Designed by:
Aggie Guerard Rodgers, American, born 1943  Search this
Manufactured by:
Palace Costume Company, American, founded 1990  Search this
Worn by:
Whoopi Goldberg, American, born 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Alice Walker, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
cotton with mother of pearl and plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 52 1/4 × 21 1/2 × 14 1/2 in. (132.7 × 54.6 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Families  Search this
Film  Search this
Gender  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Literature  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.184.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59121fe1d-34c5-4108-addf-f220e6a8c5a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.184.2

Light pink dress worn by Whoopi Goldberg as Celie in The Color Purple

Designed by:
Aggie Guerard Rodgers, American, born 1943  Search this
Manufactured by:
Palace Costume Company, American, founded 1990  Search this
Worn by:
Whoopi Goldberg, American, born 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Alice Walker, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
cotton with mother of pearl buttons and metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 50 3/4 × 19 1/4 × 15 in. (128.9 × 48.9 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Families  Search this
Film  Search this
Gender  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Literature  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.184.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532526e45-9d10-4719-8eea-38fcc3093b5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.184.4

Grace Nicholson: Inventories and Clippings

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 262A, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928 - 1968
Restrictions:
Image number 011 "Holiday Handcraft" has been removed from the slideshow due to culutral sensitivity.
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref14859
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Wells, Florence Wells (intaglio in mother of pearl; locket size in bronze)

Collection Creator:
Beach, Chester, 1881-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 60
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Chester Beach papers, 1846-1999, bulk circa 1900-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Chester Beach papers
Chester Beach papers / Series 2: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-beacches-ref190

Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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S-4: Scrapbook

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (22.5 cm. x 12 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Journals (accounts)
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
- Original title on cover in German reads, "Samarra, kleinfund, text - abb., S-4:1."
- Original handwritten notes for page 01 reads, "[First, for each finds, Herzfeld has entered the original sketchbook number followed then by the inventory number]: Holz (Wood): I 3, IN-16; I 8, IN-21; IV 20, IN-xx; V 18, IN-658, IN-660; V 29, IN-597; V 30, IN-597, IN-598; V 34, IN-619; V 35, IN-618; VI 2, IN-724; VI 21, IN-702; VI 22, IN-706 ; VI 23, IN-793; VI 24, IN-793, IN-809; VI 25, IN-793; VI 30, IN-793; VI 35, IN-885; VI 39, IN-890; VII 12, IN-783, IN-877, IN-886; VII 13, IN-774, IN-886; VII 14, IN-886, IN-597, IN-823; VII 15, IN-783, IN-809; VII 16, IN-597; VII 17, IN-658."
- Original handwritten notes for page 02 reads, "Marmor (Marble): I 3; I 8; I 9, IN-29; I 10; I 14; I 17; I 19; I 21; I 22;I 27, IN-70, IN-69; I 35-36, IN-185 to IN-188; I 37, IN-199; I 38, IN-151, IN-196; I 41, IN-129; II 2, IN-209; II 21, IN-57; II 21, IN-211, IN-220, IN-222, IN-227; II 24, IN-245, IN-246; II 34, IN-284, IN-285; II 34, IN-292; II 35, IN-292; III 2, IN-323; III 12, IN-370; III 20, IN-440; III 25, IN-452; IV 1; IV 4; IV 19, IN-695, IN-693, IN-752, IN-802, IN-880, IN-881."
- Original handwritten notes for page 03 reads, "Perlmutt; Elfenbein; Alabaster (Mother of Pearl, Ivory, Alabaster): I 1, IN-2; I 4; I 38, IN-110; I 40, IN-141, IN-95, IN-116; I 41, IN-160, IN-168, IN-125; I 42, IN-176, IN-111, IN-112; II 7, IN-138; II 8, IN-191; II 9, IN-165; II 10, IN-224; II 23, IN-249; II 29, IN-262; II 31, IN-265; II 33, IN-284, IN-288, IN-265; II 38, IN-326; II 40, IN-325; III 12, IN-368; III 17, IN-392; III 18, IN-391; III 22, IN-447; III 23, IN-448, IN-450, IN-451, IN-452; III 24, IN-449, IN-450; V 26, IN-557; V 27, IN-596; V 28, IN-585; V 46, IN-711."
- Original handwritten notes for page 04 reads, "Glas (Glass): I 1, IN-1; I 7; III 26, IN-473; III 34-35, IN-487; III 37; III 44, IN-508; V 19, IN-603; V 20-21, IN-561; V 22, IN-561; V 22-23, IN-604, IN-562; V 25, IN-610; V 30; V 46, IN-707; VII 28, IN-986; VIII 27, IN-784, IN-887; VIII 28, IN-265; II 33, IN-284, IN-288, IN-265; II 38, IN-326; II 40, IN-325; III 12, IN-368; III 17, IN-392; III 18, IN-391; III 22, IN-447; III 23, IN-448, IN-450, IN-954; VIII 29, IN-887, IN-779, IN-781, IN-750; VIII 30, IN-899; VIII 41, IN-767, IN-888, IN-951; VIII 42-43."
- Original handwritten notes for page 05 reads, "Bronze (Metal): I 14, IN-26; II 2, IN-225; II 3, IN-68; II 7, IN-113, IN-137, IN-139, IN-144, IN-122; II 8, IN-144, IN-154, IN-155, IN-162, IN-147; II 9, IN-193, IN-202, IN-203, IN-205, IN-226; II 17, IN-150, IN-200; II 22, IN-241; II 23, IN-242, IN-243; II 37, IN-327; III 2, IN-324, IN-327; III 11, IN-358, IN-366; III 18, IN-393; III 25, IN-454; III 26, IN-457, IN-458; III 27, IN-471; III 30, IN-490; IV 5, IN-55; V 26, IN-662, IN-670."
- Original handwritten notes for page 06 reads, "Schwarze stein (Blackstone): I 39, IN-108, IN-126; II 25, IN-244; II 25, IN-247; III 25, IN-248; II 25-26, IN-250, IN-251; II 27, IN-251, IN-252; II 31-32, IN-287, IN-288; II 33, IN-287; II 40, IN-286; III 18, IN-390; III 19, IN-443; III 20, IN-444; III 21, IN-441, IN-444; III 22, IN-445; IV 17, IN-513; V 29, IN-586; V 28, IN-587; VI 30; VI 31; VI 32, IN-734; VI 33, IN-816, IN-851; VI 34."
- Original handwritten notes for page 07 reads, "II 21; V 32-33, IN-601, IN-686; VI 5, IN-735; VI 6, IN-704; VI 7, IN-704; VI 47, IN-861."
- Original handwritten notes for page 08 reads, "Marmor (Marble): V 2-3, IN-556, IN-559, IN-637; V 6, IN-621, IN-622; V 6, IN-634; V 7; V 12, IN-628, IN-633; V 13, IN-637; V 14, IN-632, IN-620; V 15, IN-623; V 16, IN-620, IN-621; V 36, IN-664; V 37, IN-689; V 38, IN-691; V 39, IN-693; V 40, IN-693; V 41, IN-699; V 42, IN-703; V 43, IN-703; V 44, IN-703; V 45, IN-709; VI 1, IN-717; VI 6, IN-704; VI 11, IN-742; VI 11, IN-732; VI 12, IN-746; VI 13, IN-737; VI 14, IN-737; VI 16-17, IN-751, IN-752, IN-753; VI 19, IN-751."
- Original handwritten notes for page 09 reads, "Metall (Metal): V 31, IN-600; V 36, IN-675, IN-697; V 46-47, IN-712; VII 1, IN-780, IN-825, IN-860; VII 3, IN-670, IN-675, IN-860; VII 4, IN-788, IN-895; VII 5, IN-600, IN-788; VII 6, IN-600, IN-769, IN-810; VII 7, IN-769, IN-825, IN-788; VII 8, IN-895; VII 9, IN-590, IN-769, IN-895; VII 10, IN-769, IN-788, IN-825; VII 22; VII 38, IN-990; VII 46, IN-995; VII 48, IN-995."
- Original handwritten notes for page 10 reads, "Perlmutt; Elfenbein; Onyx (Mother of Pearl, Ivory, Onyx): VI 2, IN-2; VI 5, IN-733; VI 14, IN-793; VI 15, IN-740; VI 34-35, IN-790; VI 35, IN-798; VI 36-37, IN-816; VII 10, IN-764; VII 11, IN-795; VII 13, IN-886; VII 14, IN-857, IN-774, IN-783; VII 22, IN-793; VII 26, IN-989; VII 27, IN-989; VII 28, IN-986; VII 46, IN-999; VII 47, IN-997."
- Original handwritten notes for page 11 reads, "Marmor (Marble): VI 30, IN-587; VII 41, IN-983; VII 42, IN-983; VII 44, IN-982; VIII 1, IN-917; VIII 2, IN-917; VIII 2-3, IN-918; VIII 8, IN-968; VIII 9, IN-977; VIII 10-11, IN-916, IN-967; VIII 12, IN-916; VIII 13, IN-967; VIII 16; VIII 17, IN-918; VIII 26, IN-912."
- Original handwritten notes for page 12 reads, "Holz (Wood): VII 20-21, IN-924; VII 23, IN-923, In-924; VII 24, IN-963; VII 26, IN-980; VII 27, IN-980; VII 39, IN-965; VII 40, IN-965; VII 41, IN-965; VIII 23; VIII 24; VIII 24; VIII 46."
- Original handwritten notes for page 13 reads, "Kleine Plane (Small plans)."
- Original handwritten notes for page 14 are in English
- Original handwritten notes in red for page 15 reads, "to Throne-names...."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Small Finds Journal
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4

FSA A.06 07.04.1
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 07.04.1
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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