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The gifted by Michael Taylor

Artist:
Taylor, Michael 1979-  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Publisher:
Warren Editions (Cape Town, South Africa),)  Search this
Physical description:
12 unnumbered pages illustrations 15 cm
Type:
Books
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books (books)
Artists' books
Specimens
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2010
Topic:
Hunters in art  Search this
South African wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041607

Royal road test Mason Williams, Edward Ruscha, Patrick Blackwell

Author:
Williams, Mason 1938-  Search this
Author:
Blackwell, Patrick  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[53] pages chiefly illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Specimens
Date:
1980
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051294

Todo ha sido grabado [Mungo Thomson]

Author:
Thomson, Mungo 1969-  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
24 unnumbered pages chiefly illustrations 8 x 13 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
Philippines
Date:
19uu
200u
Topic:
Comic books, strips, etc  Search this
Philippine wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_911905

Colorful tales Peter Cherches

Author:
Cherches, Peter  Search this
Author:
Faust, Dikko  Search this
Smith, Esther K  Search this
Purgatory Pie Press  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[20] pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Specimens
Conceptual art
Visual literature
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Boards (binding components)
Endpapers
Mould-made papers
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1983
Topic:
Color in visual communication  Search this
Color printing  Search this
Wit and humor in art  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.C43 C65X 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_933875

I'm flexible I don't mind friendly criticism Sarah Jackson

Title:
I don't mind friendly criticism
Author:
Jackson, Sarah 1924-  Search this
Editor:
Smyth, Donna E.  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet (32 unnumbered pages) chiefly illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
Accordion bindings
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Limited editions
Limp bindings
Photocopies
Date:
1980
Topic:
Canadian wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Humour par l'image canadien  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_998167

The New York hat line by Robert Kushner ; text by Ed Friedman ; photography and design by Katherine Landman

Author:
Kushner, Robert 1949-  Search this
Author:
Friedman, Ed 1950-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Subject:
Kushner, Robert 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
[64] pages illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1979
Topic:
Hats in art  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.K99 F92 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_280355

Crackers by Edward Ruscha

Author:
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Author:
Williams, Mason 1938-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) chiefly illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Wit and humor, Pictorial
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Dust jackets
Place:
FoĢˆrenta staterna
California
Date:
1969
1960-talet
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Fotografer  Search this
Fotografi  Search this
Fotokonst  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R947 A1c 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_386769

The wonnerful world of food [50 funny recipes Amy Goldin & Robert Kushner ; produced by Ruth Huston ; drawings by the authors

Author:
Goldin, Amy  Search this
Author:
Huston, Ruth  Search this
Kushner, Robert 1949-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
103 pages illustrations 14 x 21 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Cookbooks
Date:
1978
Topic:
Cooking  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Call number:
N7433.3 .G618 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_423293

The wonder book of sex Glen Baxter

Author:
Baxter, Glen  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
20 pages color illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Date:
1996
Topic:
English wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Sex  Search this
Sex--Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656681

The humour of the post office by Albert M. Hyamson

Author:
Hyamson, Albert Montefiore 1875-1954  Search this
Physical description:
171 pages illustrations 19 cm
Type:
Humor
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1909
Topic:
Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Humor  Search this
Call number:
HE6935 .H99 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273834

Archives Center Scrapbook Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Harvard University  Search this
Extent:
13 Cubic feet (51 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertising cards
Brochures
Diaries
Letterheads
Menus
Newspaper clippings
Pamphlets
Postcards
Scrapbooks
Stationery
Trade cards
Place:
Asia
Ausable Chasm (N.Y.)
California
Canada
Colorado
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Connecticut
Europe
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mexico
Michigan
Middle East
New England
New York
New Hampshire
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Panama
Pennsylvania
Plymouth (England)
Rhode Island
Rochester (N.Y.)
South Carolina
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1880s-2002
1880-2002
Summary:
Collection consists of miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera.
Scope and Contents note:
Miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera. Included are: (1) trade cards for thread, tobacco, barbers, sewing machines, toiletries and shaving products, tobacco, undertakers and patent medicine; (2) images of women, children, pets, and flowers; (3) greeting cards celebrating Christmas, birthdays, Halloween, and St. Patrick's Day; and (4) postcards from the United States and around the world. Some of the items in the scrapbooks are comical or picturesque. Most of the scrapbooks were created by women. Also included are several twentieth century diaries, including two travel diaries written by women.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Scarpbook donated by Mike Blakeslee on September 19, 1997. The collection continues to add accruals.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Barbering  Search this
Greeting cards -- 20th century  Search this
Lighthouses  Search this
Shaving  Search this
Travel  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Women -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Women -- History -- 19th century  Search this
Women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising cards
Brochures
Diaries -- 20th century
Letterheads
Menus
Newspaper clippings
Pamphlets
Postcards
Scrapbooks -- 19th century
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Stationery
Trade cards
Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0468
See more items in:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0468
Online Media:

Madvertising ; or, Up Madison Avenue / written by Dick de Bartolo ; illustrated by Bob Clarke ; edited by Nick Meglin

Author:
DeBartolo, Dick  Search this
Illustrator:
Clarke, Bob 1926-2013  Search this
Editor:
Meglin, Nick  Search this
Physical description:
192 pages : of illustrations ; 18 cm
Type:
Humor
Comics (Graphic works)
Place:
United States
Date:
1972
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Advertising United States. Humorous treatments  Search this
Call number:
HF5813.U6 .D43 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513274

Laundry : stereographs

Photographer:
Kilburn, B. W.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (Silver gelatin on paper, mounted.)
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Photographs
Albumen prints
Date:
1897
Scope and Contents:
Comic image of a man doing laundry while his wife, wearing plaid bloomers, holds a bicycle, ready to go riding. No. 11924 in Kilburn catalog. Caption: "Don't get the clothes too blue." Part of a series on the "new," emancipated woman.
Local Numbers:
96-3281 (OPPS Neg.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Rights:
No known restrictions. Neg. No. 96-3281. Reproduction fees for commercial use. Permission to reproduce from repository. Presumably, copyrights have expired and the material is in the public domain.
Topic:
Bicycles -- 1880-1920  Search this
Laundry -- Stereographs -- 1890-1900  Search this
Househusbands -- 1890-1900  Search this
Women's rights -- 1890-1900 -- United States  Search this
Bloomer costume -- 1890-1900  Search this
Costume -- 1890-1900  Search this
Wit and humor -- 1890-1900  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Stereographs -- 1890-1910
Albumen prints
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2836

[Al Latell in a dog costume : black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Hesser, Edwin Bower  Search this
Inscriber:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (10" x 8".)
Container:
Box 20 (Series 7), Folder 11-12
Box 17 (Series 7), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Signatures (names)
Photographs
Date:
undated
1931
Scope and Contents:
Photograph is inscribed in ink: "To Duke Ellington / the master of Rhythm / may you never lead / a dog's / life / Al Latell" and dated 1931.
Local Numbers:
AC0301-0000010.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Series 7, Box 7, Folder 16.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
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.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Wit and humor  Search this
Costumes -- 1930-1940  Search this
Dogs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Signatures (names)
Photographs -- 1930-1940
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 7: Photographs, Duke Ellington Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref51041
Online Media:

[Man sprawled in humorous disarray in a Victorian room cluttered with books. Active no. 7074 : non-stereo interpositive.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Local Numbers:
RSN 27142
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.53 [122], moved from [59].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Wit and humor  Search this
Architecture, Victorian  Search this
Books and reading  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Interior architecture  Search this
Reading  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27119-27219
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24901

[Couples. Active no. 9412 : stereo interpositive,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
H.A.S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Narrative cycles
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Comics
Date:
1906
Scope and Contents:
Couple on lawn with policeman in background.
Local Numbers:
RSN 23318
General:
Similar to RSN 14586.
Currently stored in box 3.2.30 [205].
Company acc. no. 95692.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Couples  Search this
Police  Search this
Love  Search this
Trees  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narrative cycles
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Comics
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 23261-23359
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref21085

[Office scene with man on telephone, part of a series. Active no. 7895 : stereo interpositive.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Narrative cycles
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Scope and Contents:
Calendar on wall has date, but it's difficult to read. Subject has humorous expression. Stereo pair produces a reverse stereo effect because views have not been transposed.
Local Numbers:
AC0143-0022181 (AC Scan)

RSN 22181
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.22 [226].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Offices  Search this
telephone  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narrative cycles
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 22107-22207
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19948

[African American children with watermelons sitting on a rail fence. Active No. 7206 : stereo interpositive.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Local Numbers:
RSN 21665
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.17 [218].
Editorial comment: This image was intended to amuse white audiences, pandering to and reinforcing negative racial stereotypes of the period. --David Haberstich, Archives Center.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Children  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Watermelons  Search this
African American children -- 1920-1940  Search this
Stereotypes (Social psychology)  Search this
Racism  Search this
Ethnic wit and humor -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 21615-21710
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref27942

[Coeds capture male intruder in college dormitory setting. Active no. 7306 : stereo interpositive.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Narrative cycles
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Local Numbers:
RSN 21710
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.18 [60].
Orig. no. 3679.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Wit and humor, Pictorial -- 1890-1920  Search this
Apples  Search this
Dormitories  Search this
Games  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narrative cycles
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 21615-21710
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref27987

[Coeds capture male intruder in college dormitory setting. Active no. 7314 : stereo interpositive.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Narrative cycles
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Local Numbers:
RSN 21725
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.18 [60].
Orig. no. 3677.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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:
Apples  Search this
Games  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial -- 1890-1920  Search this
Dormitories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narrative cycles
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 21711-21804
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref28002

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