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Blackbeard Wasn't Only Looking for Gold

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-05-08T04:00:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_X3cv0cu7whk

Manilla

Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
cast and shaped by hand (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 54.5 mm; x 2 1/8 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Manilla; Africa; West Africa
Place used:
Nigeria
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00761
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC88A
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0a0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067089

Cowrie Shell Necklace

Physical Description:
shell (overall material)
string (overall material)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
holed then strung (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 27 cm x 19 cm x 2 cm; 10 5/8 in x 7 15/32 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00525
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC014
Collector/donor number:
OC014
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-015c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1066631

The Weight of Light

Artist:
Francesco Clemente, born Naples, Italy 1952  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74 x 81 in. (188.0 x 205.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2006
Topic:
Object\tool\chain  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James F. Dicke Family
Copyright:
© 2006, Francesco Clemente
Object number:
2013.89.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d2f95573-5576-4058-b69e-b3fa88f03627
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.89.2

Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
green patination (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 6.39 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 7/16 in x 2 17/32 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla, Copper
Other Terms:
Manilla, Copper; Africa; Gold Coast, Lower Nigeria
Place used:
Nigeria
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC137B
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC137B
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1ce8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069124

Manilla, Gold Coast and Nigeria, 19th century

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5.88 cm x 5.89 cm x 1.67 cm; 2 5/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla
Other Terms:
Manilla; Africa; Gold Coast to Lower Niger
Place made:
Africa
Associated place:
Ghana: Gold Coast
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC18
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC18
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0a13-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067094

Manilla

Physical Description:
light brown (overall color)
metal, bronze (overall material)
dark gray (overall color)
cast, patinated, shaped (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6.12 cm x 6.07 cm x 1.98 cm; 2 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Manilla; Africa; Western Africa
Place made:
Africa
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC88B
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC88B
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0a11-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067091

Calabar bar (portion), Nigeria, n.d.

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
brown (overall color)
formed by hand (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: .9 cm x 36.5 cm; 11/32 in x 14 3/8 in
Object Name:
Calabar bar
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Calabar bar; Africa; Nigeria
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Mendel Peterson
ID Number:
NU.70.80.16
Catalog number:
70.80.16
Accession number:
288726
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-33a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910478

Brass wire, Nigeria

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
gold/brown (overall color)
formed by hand (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall:;
Object Name:
Copper, Wire
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Copper, Wire; Africa; Nigeria, Northern
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.030
Catalog number:
77.38.030
Accession number:
1977.1211
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4fe1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910795

Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
light green (overall color)
brown/black (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6.11 cm x 6.14 cm x 1.93 cm; 2 13/32 in x 2 13/32 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Manilla, (Ejema); Africa; Nigeria
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.039
Accession number:
1977.1211
Catalog number:
77.38.039
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-dbd9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067131

Manilla

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
lead copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.05 cm x 5.93 cm x 1.9 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 11/32 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Place made:
Africa
Associated place:
Africa
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
H.L. Diamond
ID Number:
NU.NU82646
Catalog number:
NU82646
Accession number:
257687
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2212-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910480

Manilla

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
brown/gold (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.02 cm x 5.72 cm x 1.93 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Randolph V. Zander
ID Number:
NU.NU61175
Catalog number:
NU61175
Accession number:
228761
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7bda-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910479

George Washington University/NMAAHC Grant Proposal Submission - "The Maritime Archaeology of the Transatlantic Slave Trade: Recovering Sao Jose and L'Aurore," 2011

Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 12/17/2015 Memorandum, Milhoan to Thomas; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-094, National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of the Director, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-094-refidd1e6889

Ship Model, Brig Diligente

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
plastic (fitting material)
rubber (fitting material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 in x 44 in x 16 in; 76.2 cm x 111.76 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
brig
model, rigged brig
Other Terms:
brig; Maritime
Ship used in the slave trade:
Atlantic Ocean
Ship possibly built here as its design was similar to other vessels constructed in Maryland:
United States: Maryland
Date made:
1960
Brig first used in the transatlantic slave trade:
16th century
Slaver was captured:
1837-01-12
1838-04-24
1839
Related event:
Revolution and the New Nation  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.318279
Catalog number:
318297
Accession number:
234478
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Work and Industry: Maritime
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/ng49ca746a6-9388-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_844185

Untitled

Artist:
Hale Woodruff  Search this
Medium:
gouache and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
23 7/8 × 17 7/8 in. (60.7 × 45.4 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
c. 1958
Accession Number:
2002.0002.0014
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl81d4e13ea-76e7-42a6-90ff-ab903a37a807
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0002.0014
Online Media:

Study for "Africa and the Bull #4"

Artist:
Hale Woodruff  Search this
Medium:
gouache and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
17 13/16 × 23 7/8 in. (45.2 × 60.7 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
c. 1958
Accession Number:
2002.0002.0021
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl82d9ef49c-5cae-4ba5-a65f-337665802163
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0002.0021
Online Media:

Study for "Africa and the Bull #3"

Artist:
Hale Woodruff  Search this
Medium:
gouache and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
17 7/8 × 23 7/8 in. (45.4 × 60.7 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
c. 1958
Accession Number:
2002.0002.0022
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl857070962-d469-4c03-a12c-92e5396110af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0002.0022
Online Media:

Twisted Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
light green (overall color)
bronze (overall material)
cast and twisted to shape (overall production method/technique)
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 3.9 cm; 11 7/32 in x 6 1/2 in x 1 17/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla, Twisted
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Manilla, Twisted; Africa; Nigeria
Place used:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.00315
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.00315
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0a12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067093
Online Media:

Manilla, West Africa, 19th Century

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
gold/brown (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 6.1 cm x 1.7 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 13/32 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
manilla
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Manilla; Africa; Gold Coast to Lower Niger
Place used:
Africa
Date made:
19th century
Related Publication:
Feingold, Ellen R.. Value of Money, The
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC19
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC19
Collector/donor number:
OC19
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0e14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067116
Online Media:

Manilla, Nigeria, 19th century

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
green patination (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 8.24 cm x 7.4 cm x 1.79 cm; 3 1/4 in x 2 29/32 in x 23/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla, Copper
Ring Money
Other Terms:
Manilla, Copper; Ring Money; Africa; Gold Coast, Lower Nigeria
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Ghana: Gold Coast
Nigeria
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC137A
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC137A
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1ded-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069117

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