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Rock Island, United States Garrison

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 27 5/8 in. (49.7 x 70.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1835-1836
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Western  Search this
Landscape\island\Rock Island  Search this
Landscape\Illinois\Rock Island  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\military\fort  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.328
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77f9b49ea-429e-4a79-ab6f-f19ba3f3ef3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.328
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United States Army Insignia

Artist:
Anthony de Francisci, born Palermo, Italy 1887-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
white metal
Dimensions:
1 x 1 1/8 in. (2.5 x 3.0 cm)
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
ca. 1922
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Emblem\military insignia  Search this
Object\weapon\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci
Object number:
1966.51.84
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76a46c63a-1853-4935-b794-07a6de56b8df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.51.84

United States of America Medal

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk709b200df-c6cf-406f-ae66-fa41a63487e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.16.81

S. S. United States Medal

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
3 in. (7.7 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1953
Topic:
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Architecture\boat\steamer  Search this
Waterscape\celestial\star  Search this
Object\other\globe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70ff4d4f7-2acb-4b2f-b948-84ff12ad89f1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.93.39

United States of America Medal

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
3 in. (7.6 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Object\foliage\olive branch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70b15643b-51b1-4b43-aee2-b4b3b7c5a38b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.16.95

Painting from the Duck Suite, SS United States

Designer:
Smith, Constance  Search this
SS United States' ship architect:
Gibbs, William Francis  Search this
Passenger on SS United States:
Simpson, Wallis  Search this
Edward Duke of Windsor  Search this
Maker:
Smith, Constance  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
painted (overall production method/technique)
paint (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
gold leaf (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 61 3/8 in x 94 1/2 in; 155.8925 cm x 240.03 cm
Object Name:
mural, duck suite
mural
Other Terms:
mural, duck suite; Maritime
Date made:
1950s
Related event:
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from US Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration (through R. J. Blackwell)
ID Number:
TR.336767.017
Catalog number:
336767.017
Accession number:
1978.2219
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Art
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6e24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842640

Louisiana, from the United States Series

Artist:
Robert Cato, born New Orleans, LA 1924  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
23 15/16 x 18 1/8 in. (60.8 x 46.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
History\United States\Louisiana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk765f20a52-909a-47f0-920d-6007f5ce5cb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.61

Colorado, from the United States Series

Artist:
Boardman Robinson, born Somerset, Nova Scotia, Canada 1876-died Stamford, CT 1952  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1946
Topic:
Landscape\Colorado  Search this
Landscape\mountain\Rocky Mountains  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.253
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d8183e84-41be-48cd-a88b-793b42a8e51d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.253

Puerto Rico, from the United States Series

Artist:
Narcisco Dobal, born San Juan, Puerto Rico 1916-died 1970  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on fiberboard
Dimensions:
14 9/16 x 13 9/16 in. (37.0 x 34.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1949
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\building  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Landscape\Puerto Rico  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.86
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7655838c3-8214-44d0-9364-64e5be538bbb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.86

Arkansas, from the United States Series

Artist:
Everett Spruce, born Conway, AR 1908-died Austin, TX 2002  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 1/8 x 16 1/16 in. (51.1 x 40.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1946-1949
Topic:
Architecture\bridge  Search this
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\Arkansas  Search this
Landscape\plain  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
Architecture\domestic\tent  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.276
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk780104d32-fe92-4ff9-803e-ec5cbc9235de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.276

Simple Altimeter, United States Gauge Company

Manufacturer:
United States Gauge Co.  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Plastic
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 8.3 × 9.4 × 8.9cm (3 1/4 × 3 11/16 × 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19840887000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9cce8dc69-0cdc-46a8-9917-00804acd1bd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840887000

New Mexico, from the United States Series

Artist:
Edward Chávez, born Wagonmound, NM 1917-died Woodstock, NY 1995  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 18 1/8 in. (61 x 46.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1946
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Landscape\bird's eye view  Search this
Landscape\New Mexico  Search this
Object\art object\pottery  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77a1af78e-a372-4e32-bce1-b94746b26f92
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.62

United States Coast Guard Wet

Artist:
Avery F. Johnson, born Wheaton, IL 1906-died Hackettstown, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, tempera and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (31.1 x 46.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Waterscape  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Architecture Exterior\lighthouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.93
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75d46b4f6-1b84-45ef-86c2-e1b7fe6e6471
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.93

Prairie du Chien, United States Garrison

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (49.5 x 70.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1835-1836
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Western  Search this
Architecture\military\fort  Search this
Landscape\Wisconsin\Prairie du Chien  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.333
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79cb06bb8-b300-4d8f-8478-f86af82f6f55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.333
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Family Group before United States Capitol

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
22 7/8 x 30 1/4 in. (58.2 x 76.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
Animal\dog  Search this
Landscape\District of Columbia\Washington  Search this
Portrait group\family  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\U. S. Capitol  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1968.36
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73ad7ae95-6aad-48af-99a0-6d8d2eb7e7a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.36
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Wisconsin, from the United States Series

Artist:
Karl Knaths, born Eau Claire, WI 1891-died Hyannis, MA 1971  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
36 x 32 1/4 in. (91.4 x 81.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
Still life\fruit  Search this
Still life\foodstuff\cheese  Search this
Landscape\Wisconsin  Search this
Still life\foodstuff\beverage  Search this
Still life\other\flatware  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.161
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77206d85f-5db7-42a9-b329-4c850638fe6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.161

Flag, Service, United States

Materials:
Rayon, synthetic fabric, wood, paint
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 29.8 x 22.2cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-World War II
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19830170000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9244ba1cb-358c-48fb-bdcd-3eb5151c7c2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19830170000
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Insignia, UNIDENTIFIED, United States Navy

Materials:
Masonite Board
Enamel Paint
Paint
Ink
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Overall): 61 × 61 × 0.6cm (2 ft. × 2 ft. × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20090179000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b3efdb21-e95b-46f7-966c-9eeffb8a7411
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20090179000
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Insignia, UNIDENTIFIED, United States Navy

Materials:
Masonite
Paint
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 61 × 61cm (2 × 2 ft.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20090182000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv942f87b6d-548a-48f0-b123-fed7b6c345b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20090182000

United States of America--Bronze Star

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Allegory\place\America  Search this
Emblem\star  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.135
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c7de8ba5-e0d9-40e1-b2a1-3d6f0cf2476b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.47.135

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