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Racopilum capense Müll. Hal. ex Broth.

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Robert M. King  Search this
Place:
Victoria Falls., Zimbabwe, Africa
Collection Date:
3 Nov 1990
Taxonomy:
Plantae Bryophyta Bryosidea Hypnales Racopilaceae
Published Name:
Racopilum capense Müll. Hal. ex Broth.
Barcode:
04584784
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39216353f-236c-42b1-9ebe-1fbffac27c39
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16510920

Badge, Pilot, Rhodesian Air Force

Materials:
Synthetic Fabric
Cotton Embroidery Thread
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 4.1 × 10.8 × 0.6cm (1 5/8 × 4 1/4 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Rhodesia
Inventory Number:
A19951047000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9db9b2e27-f120-4eef-aa7b-8dfdd250c141
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19951047000
Online Media:

Badge, Pilot, Rhodesia Air

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Enamel
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 6.7 × 1.6 × 1cm (2 5/8 × 5/8 × 3/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
Rhodesia
Credit Line:
Donated by John and Olga Palka
Inventory Number:
A19970219000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv949856be6-f21e-4f29-a70a-2aba00308946
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19970219000
Online Media:

Tectosilicate Mineral Petalite

Discipline:
Mineral Sciences  Search this
Region:
African Region  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Africa, Zimbabwe
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Scientific Name:
Tectosilicate Mineral Petalite
USNM Number:
EO40367
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/317c76838-56b6-4e6e-b728-7df8c53d54ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10017411
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Ansellia africana ('Primero' × 'Joann Steele')

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Inflorescence is up to 31" long with 10-100 flowers. Flowers are extremely variable, but usually have a yellow or green background marked with maroon-brown spots. Flowers are 1-2.5" across.
Fragrance:
Musky
Range:
Tropical Africa; widespread
Habitat:
Hot, dry open woodland in forks of trees; 0-2200m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Leopard Orchid clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Ansellia
Species:
africana
Accession Number:
2018-0545A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7abfb57ae-9eba-49b5-be0b-548a0ffbe50f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0545A
Online Media:

Ansellia africana ('Primero' × 'Joann Steele')

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Inflorescence is up to 31" long with 10-100 flowers. Flowers are extremely variable, but usually have a yellow or green background marked with maroon-brown spots. Flowers are 1-2.5" across.
Fragrance:
Musky
Range:
Tropical Africa; widespread
Habitat:
Hot, dry open woodland in forks of trees; 0-2200m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Leopard Orchid clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Ansellia
Species:
africana
Accession Number:
2018-0546A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7f5f2c94c-aa77-4102-997e-17fc0232a761
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0546A

Ansellia africana ('Primero' × 'Joann Steele')

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Inflorescence is up to 31" long with 10-100 flowers. Flowers are extremely variable, but usually have a yellow or green background marked with maroon-brown spots. Flowers are 1-2.5" across.
Fragrance:
Musky
Range:
Tropical Africa; widespread
Habitat:
Hot, dry open woodland in forks of trees; 0-2200m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Leopard Orchid clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Ansellia
Species:
africana
Accession Number:
2018-0547A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax765c63d4c-76b7-419e-bed9-c64b1b788152
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-0547A

Ansellia africana

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Inflorescence is up to 10-20" (25-51 cm) long with 10-100 yellow and brown flowers. Flowers are extremely variable, but usually have a yellow or green background marked with maroon-brown spots. Flowers are 1-2.5" (2.5-6.3 cm) across.
Fragrance:
Faint
Plant Size:
25-35" x 12-25" (64-89 x 30-64 cm), excluding inflorescence
Range:
Tropical to South Africa
Habitat:
Along dry, warm coasts, rivers; 0-7200ft (0-2200m)
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Leopard Orchid
The African Ansellia
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Ansellia
Species:
africana
Accession Number:
2018-1075A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7ff42781c-72de-455d-b5af-730fa595532b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2018-1075A
Online Media:

Susan Rice

Artist:
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, born 16 Feb 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Susan Rice, born 17 Nov 1964  Search this
Medium:
Epson inkjet photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 147.3 x 111.8cm (58 x 44")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
December 10, 2007
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Susan Rice: Female  Search this
Susan Rice: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Susan Rice: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador\United Nations  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Brooklyn Museum
Object number:
EXH.TG.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2007 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a97398ff-c563-4137-a3ca-1c7e8a90f578
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.TG.19

Snuff container

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reed, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72e0b484f-52bf-4323-8189-694c5e3c2525
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-11

Headrest

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.7 x 15.2 x 7 cm (5 x 6 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Gaza Province, Mozambique
Limpopo Province, South Africa
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Household  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-26
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Pavilion: A New Look
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7da8f9345-b7be-4067-bbef-5154fad7b378
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-26

Headrest

Maker:
Tsonga artist  Search this
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.7 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm (5 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
South Africa
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys793454844-934d-46c7-bc13-61a0d8f2dc09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-27

Stool

Maker:
We artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27 x 26 x 25.1 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys769073c71-0820-403f-ac6e-3e799f4b766d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-1

Double bowl

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.4 x 56.6 x 16.5 cm (3 5/16 x 22 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73ce8aeb9-85b5-4ae7-af14-83b09922dc01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-16
Online Media:

Snuff container

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, brass wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 7.3 cm (2 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys76482cc05-4f24-4b8c-9697-984ad7750602
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-27

Snuff container

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, brass wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Late 19th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys721c664ea-614c-4424-9081-0ef173a0c9a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-28

Snuff container

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, brass wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 7.6 cm (2 3/8 x 3 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-29
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ddaa0301-8519-4e6d-8e31-9aaf8ddd9a8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-29

Snuff container

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, brass wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.7 x 7 cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ea61514c-87a1-4e5e-9c96-b0a7b00a607a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-30

Headrest

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy wire
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.6 x 15.2 cm (5 3/4 x 6 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Mozambique
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bd48bc1c-7d5b-4db8-a7e2-cac1efd58412
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-8

Jar

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, slip, resin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.9 x 24.7 x 24.5 cm (9 x 9 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
90-8-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78a3f3c43-9eb7-4f61-b234-5c2a72f80769
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_90-8-2

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