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Oeuvre

Designer:
Jean Bérain the Elder, French, 1640–1711  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off white laid paper.
Type:
ornament
Book
Object Name:
Book
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1709
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-201
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-201
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Harry A. Duffy Papers

Creator:
Duffy, Harry A.  Search this
Duffy, Duane A.  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Financial records
Certificates
Date:
1881-2005
Scope and Contents note:
The collection documents the career of Harry Duffy, an appraiser and dealer in rare stringed instruments. Included are accounting records, correspondence, Duffy's files on certifications and appraisals, and articles and printed material.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Authority on stringed instruments, who worked for the Wurlitzer Company.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Duane A. Duffy.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access 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:
Musical instruments  Search this
Stringed instruments  Search this
Appraisals  Search this
Violin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 20th century
Financial records -- 20th century
Certificates
Citation:
Harry A. Duffy Papers, 1881-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1162
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Harry A. Duffy Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1162

Test Tube

Maker:
R. Griffin and Company  Search this
Griffin, Richard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 24.13 cm
overall: 9 5/8 in x 1 5/16 in; 24.4475 cm x 3.33375 cm
Object Name:
test tube
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
19th century
1800-1900
Date made:
1820-1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Derek J. Price
ID Number:
CH.315225.3
Catalog number:
315225.3
Accession number:
218474
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e753-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1753
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Retort

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 17 3/4 in x 6 in; 45.085 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
retort
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315342
Catalog number:
315342
Accession number:
13305
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e410-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1761
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Retort

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 28 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
retort
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315343
Accession number:
13305
Catalog number:
315343
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e1eb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1762

Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 9 in; 41.91 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315344
Accession number:
13305
Catalog number:
315344
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e5b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1763
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Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 7 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315345
Accession number:
13305
Catalog number:
315345
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e68a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1764

Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 9 1/2 in; 53.34 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315346
Catalog number:
315346
Accession number:
13305
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e06b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1765

Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 8 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315347
Catalog number:
315347
Accession number:
13305
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ec85-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1766

Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 10 1/4 in; 35.56 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315348
Catalog number:
315348
Accession number:
13305
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ec86-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1767

Bell Jar

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 7 in; 36.83 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
bell jar
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315349
Accession number:
13305
Catalog number:
315349
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e2a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1768

Burning Mirror

Used by:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 12 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
burning mirror
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances D. Priestley
ID Number:
CH.315351
Catalog number:
315351
Accession number:
13305
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e55a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1770
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Burning Mirror (replica)

Originator:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 12 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
brass reflector on stand
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
ID Number:
CH.316959
Catalog number:
316959
Accession number:
229395
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e5cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2272
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Burning Glass (replica)

Maker of original instrument:
Parker, William  Search this
Maker:
Eichner, Laurits Christian  Search this
Physical Description:
cherry wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
large glass: 8 1/2 in; 21.59 cm
overall: 25 in; 63.5 cm
small glass: 4 in; 10.16 cm
Object Name:
double-lens burning glass (replica)
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
ID Number:
CH.319022
Catalog number:
319022
Accession number:
236089
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ed42-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2351
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Warner Auto-Meter

Advertiser:
Warner Instrument Company  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead & Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.5 cm x 9.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 1/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 3 11/16 in; .15875 cm x 4.445 cm x 9.36625 cm
Object Name:
notepad
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Referenced:
United States: Wisconsin, Beloit
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
after 1905
Subject:
Automobiles  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0527
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0527
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-53c5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1321382
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Silicon

Measurements:
overall: 5.1 cm; 2 in
overall, each: 1/16 in x 2 in; .15875 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Mineral Sample
Silicon
Silicon Disks with Printed Circuits (4)
Silicon Disks for Printed Circuits (4)
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
ID Number:
1988.0329.53
Catalog number:
1988.0329.53
Accession number:
1988.0329
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-34c6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332379

Silicon

Measurements:
overall: 5.1 cm; 2 in
overall, each: 1/16 in x 2 in; .15875 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Mineral Sample
Silicon Discs for Printed Circuits (10)
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
ID Number:
1988.0329.54
Catalog number:
1988.0329.54
Accession number:
1988.0329
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-34c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332380

Silicon

Measurements:
overall: 7.7 cm; 3 1/16 in
overall, each: 1/16 in x 3 in; .15875 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Mineral Sample
Silicon Disks with Printed Circuits (7)
Silicon Disks for Printed Circuits (7)
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
ID Number:
1988.0329.55
Accession number:
1988.0329
Catalog number:
1988.0329.55
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-34c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332381

Biologia Centrali-Americana. [43-45], Insecta. Diptera

Title:
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Diptera
Insecta. Diptera
Diptera
Author:
Osten-Sacken, C. R (Carl Robert) 1828-1906  Search this
Wulp, Frederick Maurits van der 1818-1899  Search this
Williston, Samuel Wendell 1851-1918  Search this
Aldrich, John Merton 1866-1934  Search this
Melander, A. L (Axel Leonard) 1878-1962  Search this
Godman, Frederick Du Cane 1834-1919  Search this
Salvin, Osbert 1835-1898  Search this
DSI  Search this
Ill:
Collin, J. E (James E.)  Search this
Printer of plates:
Wilson, Edwin 1855?-1915  Search this
Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Cambridge Engraving Co.  Search this
Former owner:
Melander, A. L (Axel Leonard) 1878-1962 DSI  Search this
Aldrich, John Merton 1866-1934 DSI  Search this
Associated name:
Osten-Sacken, C. R (Carl Robert) 1828-1906 DSI  Search this
Printer:
Taylor & Francis  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., [21] leaves of plates in various foliations : col. ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Central America
Mexico
Date:
1886
1903
1886-1903
Topic:
Diptera  Search this
Call number:
QH11 .B615 v. 43-45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742615

Portrait of Unidentified Man with Balalaika

Creator:
Merritt & Van Wagner  Search this
Physical description:
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1886
Between 1886 and 1895
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27E_191]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404294
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