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Postcard

Sitter:
Mitchell, Maria  Search this
Maker:
Wyer, Henry Sherman  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.8 cm x 14.2 cm; 3 15/32 in x 5 19/32 in
overall: 3 7/16 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.73125 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
postcard
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1907-1917
Credit Line:
Paul Neely
ID Number:
2009.0212.01
Accession number:
2009.0212
Catalog number:
2009.0212.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1372087
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French carte postale

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (decoration material)
silk (decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 5/16 in x 3 3/8 in
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 7/16 in x 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 8.73125 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
postcard
Place made:
France
Date made:
1908
Subject:
Mail  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0036
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0036
Accession number:
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316756
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Flower cart postcard

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
felt (decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 cm x 14 cm; 3 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
postcard
post card
Place made:
Germany
Subject:
Mail  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0096
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0096
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316823
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Postcard with movable parts

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 cm x 13.9 cm; 3 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
postcard
post card
Place made:
Germany
Subject:
Mail  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0097
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0097
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316824
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Postcard with movable parts

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
silk (decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.8 cm x 8.8 cm; 5 7/16 in x 3 7/16 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
postcard
post card
Place made:
Germany
Subject:
Mail  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0100
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0100
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316827
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Nurses Quarters, Chateau de Malabry

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
France
Depicted:
France: Île-de-France, Châtenay-Malabry
Date made:
1918-12
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.01
Catalog number:
1991.3179.01
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089614

Miss Cruger, Our Red Cross Worker

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
France
Depicted:
France: Île-de-France, Châtenay-Malabry
Referenced:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1918-12
Associated dates:
1918 12 / 1918 12
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.02
Catalog number:
1991.3179.02
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089616

postcard

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Koblenz
Date made:
ca. 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.03
Catalog number:
1991.3179.03
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089620

Doctors and Nurses at Red Cross Military Hospital No. 8

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
France
Referenced:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Depicted:
France: Île-de-France, Châtenay-Malabry
Date made:
1918-12
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.04
Catalog number:
1991.3179.04
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089623

One of Our Cottages, American Red Cross Military Hospital No. 8

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
France
Referenced:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Depicted:
France: Île-de-France, Châtenay-Malabry
Date made:
1918-11
Associated dates:
1918 11 07 / 1918 11 07
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.05
Catalog number:
1991.3179.05
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089625

Doctors and Nurses at American Red Cross Military Hospital No. 8

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
black and white (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
France
Depicted:
France: Île-de-France, Châtenay-Malabry
Date made:
1918-12
Related event:
World War I  Search this
ID Number:
1991.3179.09
Catalog number:
1991.3179.09
Nonaccession number:
1991.3179
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1090236

Postcards Relating to the Hebern Electric Cipher Machine and the H. & H. Patent Developing Company

Maker:
Edward Hebern  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 6 3/32 in x 4 1/8 in
Object Name:
postcards
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Codes and Ciphers  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of T. Scripps Downing
ID Number:
1991.3033.126
Nonaccession number:
1991.3033
Catalog number:
1991.3033.126
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_693229
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363 Blindenhorn 3384 m

Measurements:
overall: 13.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 5/16 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
postcard
Associated Place:
Switzerland: Valais, Fiesch
Date made:
after 1907
Subject:
Skiing  Search this
Switzerland  Search this
ID Number:
1986.3048.0704
Nonaccession number:
1986.3048
Catalog number:
1986.3048.0704
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1884163

women feeding pigeaons in italian church plaza

Measurements:
overall: 13.7 cm x 8.7 cm; 5 3/8 in x 3 7/16 in
Object Name:
Postcard
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
c. 1910
Credit Line:
Edith B. and Frederick R. Bell
ID Number:
1986.3048.1038
Nonaccession number:
1986.3048
Catalog number:
1986.3048.1038
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_881860
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Postcard, Flensburg, Germany, Germany, 1920

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 9 cm x .01 cm; 5 1/2 in x 3 17/32 in x in
Object Name:
postcard
Place made:
Germany: Schleswig-Holstein, Flensburg
Date made:
1920
Subject:
NNC German Notgeld  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.46664.222
Catalog number:
46664.222
Accession number:
181560
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918909
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Krainik Ballooning Collection

Creator:
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Names:
Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896  Search this
Lowe, Thaddeus S. C.  Search this
Myers, Carl, 1842-1925  Search this
Myers, Mary, "Carlotta Queen of the Air"  Search this
Stevens, Albert Leo, 1873-1944  Search this
Extent:
3.19 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes; 3 flatboxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Postcards
Photographs
Woodcuts
Date:
1859-1934
Summary:
This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.
Scope and Contents:
The Krainik Ballooning Collection contains 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items all pertaining to 19th and 20th century ballooning. Highlights of the stereoscopic photographs include: views of T.S.C. Lowe's balloons during the Civil War; views of the Nadar and Godard balloons; balloons during the Boer War, Russo-Japanese War, and WWI; and views of the airships Ganymede, Great Western, Phantom Balloons, Buffalo, Madame Carlotta, and The Aerial. The photographic portion of the collection features Matthew Brady's views of Lowe's balloons during the Civil War; views of the balloon Madam Carlotta before and during flights; smoke and gas balloon inflation and flights; and portraits of T.S.C. Lowe and other pioneers of ballooning.

The collection also contains lithographic cards printed in Germany, whimsical advertising trade cards incorporating popular ballooning motifs and events, and 19th century woodcut illustrations from various periodicals concerning all aspects of ballooning. Other items include a small broadside for the Grand Balloon Ascension of CARLOTTA and a contract for smoke balloon ascensions. A few non-archival items, such as medals for Lowe's balloon, City of New York, and Giffard's giant captive balloon, 1878, were accessioned with this collection and subsequently transferred to curatorial collections.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement note:
This collection has been arranged, first, in chronological order based on the Krainik inventory number that was assigned by the donor (K#), and then by size.
Biographical / Historical:
The Krainik Ballooning Collection was amassed by Clifford and Michele Krainik, experts in 19th and early 20th century historical photographs, negatives, and ephemera. This collection of 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia contains 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.
Provenance:
Clifford Krainik, Purchase, 1989, 1990-0009, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Great Western (Airship)  Search this
Phantom Balloons (Airships)  Search this
Airships  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Madame Carlotta (Airship)  Search this
The Aerial (Airship)  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905  Search this
South African War, 1899-1902  Search this
Buffalo (Airship)  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Aeronautics -- pre-1903  Search this
Ganymede (Airship)  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Communications  Search this
Balloons -- History  Search this
Balloons -- pre-1900  Search this
Spanish-American War, 1898  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Postcards
Photographs
Woodcuts
Citation:
Krainik Ballooning Collection, Acc. 1990-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1990.0009
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1990-0009
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"A Happy New Year." Two aeronauts up in a beautiful balloon

Collection Creator:
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 inches.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 38, Item K# 220; 99-42443
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Postcards
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents note:
Published in Germany.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krainik Ballooning Collection, Acc. 1990-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Krainik Ballooning Collection / Krainik Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1990-0009-ref1615

"A Happy New Year." Two elves drop shamrocks from a balloon

Collection Creator:
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 inches.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 39, Item K# 221; 99-42444
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Postcards
Date:
1908
Scope and Contents note:
Published by Union Postale Universelle, Germany.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krainik Ballooning Collection, Acc. 1990-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Krainik Ballooning Collection / Krainik Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1990-0009-ref1617

"A Happy New Year to You." Airship and Father Time

Collection Creator:
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (3.5 x 5.5 inches.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 40, Item K# 222; 99-42445
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Postcards
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents note:
Printed in Germany.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krainik Ballooning Collection, Acc. 1990-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Krainik Ballooning Collection / Krainik Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1990-0009-ref1619

"Wishing You a Prosperous New Year." Gas balloon with basket filled with roses

Collection Creator:
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (5.5 x 3 inches.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 41, Item K# 223; 7A47264; 99-42682
Type:
Archival materials
Ephemera
Postcards
Date:
1911
Scope and Contents note:
Printed in Germany.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krainik Ballooning Collection, Acc. 1990-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Krainik Ballooning Collection / Krainik Ballooning Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1990-0009-ref1621

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