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Dolores

Physical Description:
cardboard (slip case material)
paper (cards (52) material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 6.5 cm x 2.25 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
Playing Cards, Deck of
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Date made:
1920s
Subject:
Playing Cards  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. John H. Murray
ID Number:
1978.2451.03
Accession number:
1978.2451
Catalog number:
1978.2451.3
1978.2451.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-c9fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661371

The Belle

Physical Description:
cardboard (slip case material)
paper (cards (52) material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 6.5 cm x 2.25 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
Playing Cards, Deck of
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Date made:
1920s
Subject:
Playing Cards  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. John H. Murray
ID Number:
1978.2451.04
Accession number:
1978.2451
Catalog number:
1978.2451.04
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-c9fe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661372

Our National Life: A Game of United States History

Manufacturer:
The Cincinnati Game Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA  Search this
Type:
toys & games
Playing card
Object Name:
Playing card
Made in:
Europe and USA
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Dexter J. Purinton
Accession Number:
1955-78-9-57
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d6e9bdd2-6be6-47f2-925c-4e3ee79a150e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1955-78-9-57

Simon Lissim Papers

Collector:
Lissim, Simon, 1900-  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archives  Search this
Names:
Carl Sorensen & Son  Search this
Castleton China, Inc.  Search this
City University of New York. City College  Search this
Claude Boulme, Inc.  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
Georg Jensen, Inc.  Search this
Jonals & Co.  Search this
Lenox China (Firm)  Search this
Manufacture nationale de Sèvres  Search this
Boulme, Claude  Search this
Donor:
Dee, Elaine Evans  Search this
Author:
Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photostats
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Correspondence
Contracts
Drawings
Photographs
Slides
Catalogs
Brochures
Invoices
Press releases
Date:
1924 - 1981
Scope and Contents:
This collection covers the period 1924-81 and consists of exhibition catalogs, correspondence, photographs, slides, drawings, photostats, contracts, book proofs, and related biographical material on Lissim. Extensive material on the designer's work for the Sevres porcelain factory includes correspondence, original contracts, photographs of porcelains and designs for porcelains, slides, drawings, and invoices.

Most of the material relating to Sevres is in French. A copy of the brochure for the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes, 1925, is included, which features many of his designs. Also included are his designs for commencement caps and gowns, and other related ephemera for the City University of New York's City College.

The collection contains a mock-up of his 1952 publication, "How to be an Artist", which describes different techniques and how to apply them to greeting cards, porcelains, and textiles. Copies of the introduction and biographical sections of his book "An Artist's Interpretation of Nature", published in 1958 are included.

A scrapbook consists of articles, reviews, personal correspondence, press releases, and brochures. Among Lissim's personal correspondence are letters exchanged with Prince Philip of England, an avid collector of his work. Material on Lissim's work for the theater consists of exhibition brochures, correspondence, and lists of institutions in possession of his work. In addition, the collection contains photographs of Lissim's designs for jewelry, flatware, and textiles.
Biographical / Historical:
Porcelain, theater, and metalwork designer. Born, Kiev, Russia, 1900. Lissim left Russia in 1919 and moved to Paris where he resided until 1940. In all of Lissim's designs, his appreciation for nature is apparent in his use of fish, birds, flowers, and other motifs.

In 1921, he began designing scenery and costumes for the Theatre de l'Oeuve in Paris. In 1924, he created his first designs for the Sevres porcelain factory. His relationship with Sevres lasted for more than 40 years and some of his designs are still being produced. His work achieved a gold medal at the 1929 Exposition Internationale Des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Barcelona. Lissim made his first journey to the United States in 1935, and by 1936, his designs for the theater were featured in exhibitions in this country. His porcelains were featured in exhibitions at The Smith College Museum of Art, 1939, and Georg Jensen, Inc., 1941.

Lissim became Head of the Art Education Project at the New York Public Library in 1942. In 1947 he began teaching at the City Univerity of New York's City College campus, where he also designed commencement costumes for the Chancellor, President, and Chief Marshal. In 1952, Lissim became an art consultant for Castleton China, Inc. in New Castle, Pennsylvania. His work was featured in the exhibition, "A Designer's Interpretation of Nature", held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York in 1953. In 1954, Lissim created his first silver pieces of jewelry and flatware manufactured by Carl Sorensen & Son, Copenhagen, Denmark. In the early 60s, Lissim created three designs for plates that were executed by Claude Boulme. He continued to work and hold exhibitions at his studio in Dobbs Ferry, New York, until his death in 1981.
Related Archival Materials:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Applied Arts Department

A Lenox vase, plates, cups, and saucers. A sterling silver pin, paperweight, and cutlery.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Department of Drawings and Prints

Designs for plates, vases, and other porcelain pieces, silver cutlery, stage designs, playing cards, and greeting cards. Drawings of commencement robes, a gavel, and a mace designed for City College. Poster for the Musée Céramique de Sévres.

Additional archival materials can be found at The New York Public Library, Theater Division; City University of New York, City College Archives; and Columbia University Libraries, Bakhmeteff Archive, New York City.

Porcelains designed by Lissim are in the collections of the following museums: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York; and The Museum of the City of New York, New York City, among others.
Provenance:
These materials were donated to Cooper-Hewitt by the museum's former Curator of Drawings and Prints, Elaine Evans Dee, in 1996. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2012.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Theater designers  Search this
Theater design -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Porcelain design -- History -- 20th century -- France  Search this
Designers -- Porcelain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photostats
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Correspondence
Contracts
Drawings
Photographs -- 20th century
Slides
Catalogs
Brochures
Invoices
Press releases
Citation:
Simon Lissim Papers, 1924-1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1276
See more items in:
Simon Lissim Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1276

A complete cyclopd́ia of all the revenue stamps of the United States including document, match, medicine & playing-card stamps by Oscar Scarlett

Author:
Scarlett, Oscar http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Physical description:
14 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1880
Topic:
Revenue stamps  Search this
Call number:
HJ5321 .S28 1880
HJ5321.S28 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_283367

Paul Allen Reed papers, 1952-2008

Creator:
Reed, Paul Allen, 1919-  Search this
Subject:
Humblet, Claudine  Search this
Zerne, Ed  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Color-field painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6634
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215946
AAA_collcode_reedpaul
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215946

Luigi Lucioni papers, circa 1910-2000

Creator:
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Subject:
Lucioni, Aurora  Search this
Howard, Graeme K.  Search this
McClelland, Nancy A.  Search this
Frelinghuysen, Peter H. B.  Search this
Webb, Electra Havemeyer  Search this
Martinelli, Giovanni  Search this
McKelvey, Susan Delano  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7921
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210089
AAA_collcode_luciluig
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210089

Culin, Stewart "Chess and Playing Cards"

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Includes plates 3, 35, and 36.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 22: Photographs of Specimens and Other Subjects (Processing Laboratory Photographs) / 22.2: Photographs arranged by publication / United States National Museum Annual Reports: (USNM-AR) / USNM-AR 1896
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref14490

United States Playing Card Company Cincinnati, Ohio

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16-17
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Playing Cards, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Playing Cards
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Playing Cards / 1: Manufacturers and Dealers of Cards and Card Games
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-playing-ref530

Playing cards, John Kerry, 2004

Depicted:
Kerry, John F.  Search this
Maker:
Parody Productions  Search this
Physical Description:
multicolored (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Cards, playing
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Date made:
2004
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Related event:
Democratic National Convention of 2004  Search this
ID Number:
2004.0213.043
Accession number:
2004.0213
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8ded-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1277505

General B. Capturing Big Bethel

Alternate Title:
Benjamin Franklin Butler
Artist:
Adalbert John Volck, 14 Apr 1828 - 26 Mar 1912  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 5 Nov 1818 - 11 Jan 1893  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 13.6 × 19 cm (5 3/8 × 7 1/2")
Sheet: 17.8 × 23.9 cm (7 × 9 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1862
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Architecture\Doorway  Search this
Architecture\Door  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Candle  Search this
Artwork\Wall hanging  Search this
Container\Bottle\Decanter  Search this
Game\Playing cards  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure  Search this
Food\Beverage\Alcoholic\Whiskey  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Male  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  Search this
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Yachtsman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.79.60
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ad8db522-a7f8-40d7-bca6-b24709ee9d2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.79.60

$1 Duck Stamp on Graf Zeppelin South America Flight Catapult combination cover

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA RW1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 6 1/2 in. (9.3 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 19, 1934
Topic:
The Great Depression (1929-1939)  Search this
Covers & Letters  Search this
Object number:
2006.2022.5
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm847c84c0c-65e4-4815-9f10-d6c06e5c8049
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2022.5
Online Media:

2c Playing Cards revenue plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA R11P
Printer:
Butler & Carpenter  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue)
Dimensions:
58.9 x 41.7 cm (23 3/16 x 16 7/16 in.)
Type:
Revenue Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1861-1872
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Object number:
1999.2018.230
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8cb96371a-42ac-4eb0-95b4-124f675a4dac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1999.2018.230

1c GW, 1c playing cards, 7c air experimental plate proof

Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink () / engraving
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 8, 1959
Object number:
0.309126.1363
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d1bed6f4-9842-44ac-b738-bdbe2aee499a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.309126.1363

1c Washington, 1c playing card, 7c air experimental plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (red violet) / engraving
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 27, 1959
Object number:
0.309126.1366
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ba4d3624-4cb8-40ee-a4a1-17c61c059d56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.309126.1366

A complete cyclopædia of all the United States revenue stamps including document, match, medicine, playing card, stamped checks, receipts, tobacco, tin foil and paper wrappers, snuff, cigar, cigarette, spirit, beer, and other tax or revenue stamps by Oscar Scarlett

Author:
Scarlett, Oscar http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Physical description:
96 pages 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1893
Topic:
Revenue stamps  Search this
Call number:
HJ5321.Z7 S28 1893
HJ5321.Z7S28 1893
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_280372

Reference list of United States proprietary match, medicine, and playing-card stamps ... Oscar Scarlett

Author:
Scarlett, Oscar http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Physical description:
10 pages 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1884
Topic:
Revenue stamps  Search this
Call number:
HJ5321.Z7 S28 1884
HJ5321.Z7S28 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_280820

[Trade catalogs from B. Shackman & Co.]

Company Name:
B. Shackman & Co.  Search this
Notes content:
One envelope OVERSIZE ; games ; puzzles ; toys ; dolls ; dollhouse furniture ; antique replica picture books, playing cards, greeting and postcards ; party favors and decorations
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Topic:
Collectibles  Search this
Games  Search this
Novelties  Search this
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)  Search this
Toy making  Search this
Toys  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18754
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18754

Strattons, G.W.M Nutt, and Minnie Warren

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Sherwood Stratton, 4 Jan 1838 - 15 Jul 1883  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton, 31 Oct 1841 - 25 Nov 1919  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt, 01 Apr 1848 - 25 May 1881  Search this
Minnie Warren, 1842 - 1878  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 9.5 × 6.3 × 0.2 cm (3 3/4 × 2 1/2 × 1/16")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1860-1870
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Game\Playing cards  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Female  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt: Male  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer  Search this
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Male  Search this
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
Minnie Warren: Female  Search this
Minnie Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M1706
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f4dd6121-e9be-4a68-bd80-232d9e05fe24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M1706

Strattons, G.W.M Nutt, and Minnie Warren

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Sherwood Stratton, 4 Jan 1838 - 15 Jul 1883  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton, 31 Oct 1841 - 25 Nov 1919  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt, 01 Apr 1848 - 25 May 1881  Search this
Minnie Warren, 1842 - 1878  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 9.5 × 5.9 × 0.2 cm (3 3/4 × 2 5/16 × 1/16")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1860-1870
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Game\Playing cards  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Female  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Lavinia Warren Stratton: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt: Male  Search this
George Washington Morrison Nutt: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer  Search this
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Male  Search this
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
Minnie Warren: Female  Search this
Minnie Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M1707
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49aa7ab6b-9dc8-4551-b1a7-d97bc4dcaef3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M1707

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