Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1,793 documents - page 1 of 90

[Samuel F.B. Morse self-portrait, copy of a painting.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Names:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 11.9" x 8.9")
Container:
Box 776, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Paintings
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000010.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but Series 11 and films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audiovisual materials. 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:
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Self-portraits, American  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paintings -- Reproductions
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 23: Photographs / 23.13: Oversized Photographs / Samuel F.B. Morse
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11322

Samuel Griffin

Artist:
Cosmo John Alexander, 1724 - 1772  Search this
Possibly:
Samuel Griffin, 1746 - 1810  Search this
Formerly identified as:
Cyrus Griffin, 1748 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2 x 63.5 cm (30 x 25")
Stretcher: 76.4 × 63.2 × 2.9 cm (30 1/16 × 24 7/8 × 1 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1770
Topic:
Samuel Griffin: Male  Search this
Samuel Griffin: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Cyrus Griffin: Male  Search this
Cyrus Griffin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; bequest of Alice Dulany Ball
Object number:
S/NPG.2000.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40806d8d1-ce65-4566-87a5-7f06f4d805f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2000.4

William Moultrie

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
William Moultrie, 1730 - 27 Sep 1805  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 67.6 x 57.2 x 2.5cm (26 5/8 x 22 1/2 x 1")
Frame: 75.6 x 65.4 x 6.4cm (29 3/4 x 25 3/4 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1782
Topic:
William Moultrie: Male  Search this
William Moultrie: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
William Moultrie: Politics and Government\Governor\South Carolina  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Object number:
NPG.65.57
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm441aae091-b533-4ea2-b262-eb0e77c9a7c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.57

Marquis De Lafayette

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Object: 93.3 x 67.3 x 30.5cm (36 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 12")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1971 copy after c. 1786 original
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.71.41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm426eed8fc-597f-4c89-a94c-2d2d1a2f3a7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.71.41

Horatio Gates

Artist:
James Peale, 1749 - 24 May 1831  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Horatio Gates, 1728 - 10 Apr 1806  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 58.4 x 48.3 x 2.5cm (23 x 19 x 1")
Frame: 77.5 x 67.3 x 5.1cm (30 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1782
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Horatio Gates: Male  Search this
Horatio Gates: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Horatio Gates: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Horatio Gates: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Mr. Lawrence A. Fleischman
Object number:
NPG.69.50
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 144
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42d6a14da-d717-4aee-9c95-9a1f50306203
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.69.50

John Ferling, author talk

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Conversations and talks
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 10:00:00 EST
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
See more episodes:
Face-to-Face, from the National Portrait Gallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_b7d80adc46dc9714685f5c6dd6ed62e8

Signing of the Declaration of Independence

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
media undetermined
Dimensions:
20 3/4 x 30 1/2 in. (52.7 x 77.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Portrait group  Search this
History\United States\Revolution  Search this
History\United States\Declaration of Independence  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of International Business Machines Corporation
Object number:
1966.48.43
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f2514d35-1370-4182-a457-a7d2915065c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.48.43

Bust of Ethan Allen

Artist:
Larkin Goldsmith Mead, 3 Jan 1835 - 15 Oct 1910  Search this
Sitter:
Ethan Allen, 21 Jan 1738 - 12 Feb 1789  Search this
Medium:
Carrara marble
Dimensions:
Not available
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1861-1862
Topic:
Ethan Allen: Male  Search this
Ethan Allen: Literature\Writer  Search this
Ethan Allen: Military\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Ethan Allen: Politics and Government\Patriot  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New Orleans Museum of Art
Object number:
22.36
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm429f024e6-2a03-4de1-8dc2-da0eb16c1ad7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_22.36

Marquis de Lafayette Commemorative Medal

Artist:
Rambert Dumarest, 1750 - 1806  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Medal
Date:
1789
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Society of the Cincinnati
Object number:
DC510012
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm406cb83fa-9d61-42a5-8246-3dadd9da25d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC510012

Commemorative Medal Marquis de La Fayette

Artist:
Pierre Simon Benjamin Duvivier, 1730 - 1819  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Bronze medal
Dimensions:
Not available
Type:
Medal
Date:
c. 1790
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Musée National de la Cooperation Franco-Américain du Château de Blérancourt
Object number:
MED16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm490c6e14c-8400-4682-9cf7-a7a6172bf9a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MED16

Marquis de La Fayette

Alternate Title:
Monsieur de La Fayette
Artist:
Pierre Simon Benjamin Duvivier, 1730 - 1819  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Black pencil
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21.4 × 16 cm (8 7/16 × 6 5/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1790
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Musée du Louvre
Object number:
RF 3751 recto
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ae919821-77e7-4cf6-a543-cac70e96541f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_RF_3751_recto

Major John Berrien

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Berrien, 1759 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 18th-mid 19th century
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
John Berrien: Male  Search this
John Berrien: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
John Berrien: Politics and Government\Public Official\Alderman  Search this
John Berrien: Politics and Government\Public Official\Treasurer  Search this
John Berrien: Military\Army\Officer\Major  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
MD992087
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40242bb55-4859-4177-9f18-c5c1ba499226
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MD992087

Marquis de La Fayette

Artist:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Marble on pedestal
Dimensions:
82 × 62.2 × 29.5cm (32 5/16 × 24 1/2 × 11 5/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1790
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Architecture\Pedestal  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Musée National du Château de Versailles
Object number:
MV 1573
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47b1f973b-1f5c-48a9-b526-08b625248017
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MV_1573

Clement Biddle

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Clement Biddle, 1740 - 1814  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 3.5 × 2.7cm (1 3/8 × 1 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1778
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Clement Biddle: Male  Search this
Clement Biddle: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
PA990250
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm402b96a95-b42f-47ee-b17d-e97d7191b2ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA990250

Marquis de La Fayette

Artist:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Medium:
Plaster on pedestal
Dimensions:
80 × 56 × 28cm (31 1/2 × 22 1/16 × 11")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1790
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Architecture\Pedestal  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Musée National de la Cooperation Franco-Américain du Château de Blérancourt
Object number:
SANS2005.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49570df3a-da56-4a22-9560-92f8b1047f1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SANS2005.19

Captain John Gassoway

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
John Gassoway, 1754 - 1820  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 3.8 × 2.9cm (1 1/2 × 1 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1790
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
John Gassoway: Male  Search this
John Gassoway: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Object number:
1999.27.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48c7329b7-a683-4336-a845-0342f04e4ae7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1999.27.33

Peter Boylston Adams (Possibly)

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Possibly:
Peter Boylston Adams, born 1738  Search this
Medium:
Oil on copper
Dimensions:
Image: 7.9 × 6.4cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1765-1770
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Peter Boylston Adams: Male  Search this
Peter Boylston Adams: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Object number:
1999.27.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm458b57761-6a34-4c3b-8ef6-a36058db84ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1999.27.7

Baron D.H. Knyphausen

Alternate Title:
Portrait of General H.D. Knyphausen
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly:
Baron Wilhelm von Knyphausen, 1730 - 1789  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 18th century
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Baron Wilhelm von Knyphausen: Male  Search this
Baron Wilhelm von Knyphausen: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
CT990125
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c40773cf-21ee-4b29-b79d-22f918f579b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CT990125

Benjamin Flower

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Flower, 1748 - 1781  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1778-1779
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Benjamin Flower: Male  Search this
Benjamin Flower: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Society of the Cincinnati
Object number:
DC510005
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47347d67c-6d6c-433f-add2-802e8a4ebb52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC510005

Charles Cornwallis

Artist:
John Smart, c. 1741 - 1811  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquis and 2nd Earl Cornwallis, 1738 - 1805  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
6.3cm (2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1786
Topic:
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquis and 2nd Earl Cornwallis: Male  Search this
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquis and 2nd Earl Cornwallis: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquis and 2nd Earl Cornwallis: Rulers and Nobility\Aristocrat\Earl  Search this
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquis and 2nd Earl Cornwallis: Rulers and Nobility\Aristocrat\Marquis  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02014
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e1069ad1-7461-47b9-bda3-e510e889d2c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02014

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By