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Philadelphia Contributionship Fire Mark

Maker:
Stow, John  Search this
Physical Description:
white pine (overall material)
lead (decoration material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 7/8 in x 12 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 32.7025 cm x 31.115 cm x 2.2225 cm
decoration: 10 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 24.13 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
fire mark
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1753
Subject:
Insurance  Search this
Fire Fighting  Search this
Related Publication:
McCosker, M.J.. The Historical Collection of the Insurance Company of North America
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0016
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0016
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
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Fire Marks
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/ng49ca746ac-2ae8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Ann Miller’s “Heinz’s Great American Soup” Costume

Performing artist:
Miller, Ann  Search this
Maker:
Berman Costume Company  Search this
Physical Description:
satin (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
brass (overall material)
sequins (overall material)
rhinestones (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 16 in; 66.04 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
leotard
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1970
Subject:
Dancers  Search this
Entertainment, general  Search this
Related Publication:
Miller, Ann, with Norma Lee Browning. Miller's High Life
Credit Line:
Ann Miller
ID Number:
2002.0268.01
Accession number:
2002.0268
Catalog number:
2002.0265.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Food
Popular Entertainment
Advertising
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9f16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1020174

Idaville Hotel Sign

Physical Description:
paint (overall material)
pine (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 40 in; 73.66 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
Shop Sign
sign
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Idaville
Location where used:
United States
Date made:
1/3 19th century
ca 1800 - 1830
Subject:
Eagles  Search this
hotels  Search this
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0976
Accession number:
256396
Catalog number:
65.0976
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b386-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661986

T. Johnson Tavern Sign

Physical Description:
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/4 in x 27 1/2 in; 89.535 cm x 69.85 cm
Object Name:
Shop Sign
sign
Place made:
United States
Location where used:
United States
Found near:
United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island
Date made:
1804
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0978
Accession number:
256396
Catalog number:
65.0978
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a417-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Tavern Sign

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 39 3/4 in x 21 in; 100.965 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
sign
Date made:
1800 - 1830s
Subject:
Eagles  Search this
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0974
Accession number:
256396
Catalog number:
65.0974
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Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2691-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Cigar Store Indian

Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 92 in x 51 in x 90 in; 233.68 cm x 129.54 cm x 228.6 cm
Object Name:
shop figure
Place made:
United States
Subject:
Indians  Search this
Credit Line:
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
ID Number:
CL.65.0993
Catalog number:
65.0993
Accession number:
256396
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Cultural and Community Life: Folk Art
Cultures & Communities
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Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Art
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-90aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_998014
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Country Store Shop Sign

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 158 cm x 48 cm x 3 cm; 62 3/16 in x 18 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 49 in x 153 in x 20 in; 124.46 cm x 388.62 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
shop sign
Place Made:
United States
Location where used:
United States
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
CL.388195
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
388195
Collector/donor number:
198
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Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a415-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662011

Cast Iron Whale

Possible owner of sign:
Baker, Ansol  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
approx.: 20 in; x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
shop sign
Location where used:
United States: Massachusetts
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date made:
19th century
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
CL.25052
Catalog number:
25052
2009.0157.01
Accession number:
2009.0157
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
Natural Resources
Transportation
Art
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-c1ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_661968
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Machinery Hall dish

Physical Description:
white (overall color)
monochrome, black (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 1 1/16 in x 4 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 2.69875 cm x 11.1125 cm x 11.1125 cm
Object Name:
Dish
Place made:
United States: Ohio, East Liverpool
Date made:
1882-c.1895
c.1893
ID Number:
CE.77.233
Catalog number:
77.233
Accession number:
1977.0330
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Advertising
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-e7d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_582674

Tissot Strawberry Drops Candy Tin

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.1 cm x 7.5 cm; 13/16 in x 2 15/16 in
Object Name:
Can
Container, food
Place made:
France
Credit Line:
Can Manufacturers Institute
ID Number:
AG.77-FT-15.0219
Catalog number:
77-FT-15.0219
Accession number:
283681
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e9ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_869526
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Baker's Breakfast Cocoa Tin

Maker:
Walter Baker & Co. Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 cm x 9 cm x 6 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
Can
Container, food
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Credit Line:
Can Manufacturers Institute
ID Number:
AG.77-FT-15.0232
Catalog number:
77-FT-15.0232
Accession number:
283681
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-eb64-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_869539
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Destroy This Mad Brute

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 32 in; 121.92 cm x 81.28 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Other Terms:
Poster; Documents; Army
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Marston Tozzer
ID Number:
AF.74258M
Catalog number:
74258M
Accession number:
291785
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Art
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7d84-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_443592
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Concrete Ammunition

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 39.37 cm x 29.845 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Other Terms:
Poster; Department of Labor
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Marston Tozzer
ID Number:
AF.74266M
Catalog number:
74266M
Accession number:
291785
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-79e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_447846
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If Ye Break Faith - We Shall Not Sleep

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
linen (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 3/4 in x 23 1/2 in; 88.265 cm x 59.69 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Other Terms:
Poster; Victory Bonds
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman H. Brock
ID Number:
AF.65942M
Catalog number:
65942M
Accession number:
232120
232120
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Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7a3a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_447872
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Weapons for Liberty

Artist:
Leyendecker, J. C.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 30 in; 50.8 cm x 76.2 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Other Terms:
Poster; Liberty Bond
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman H. Brock
ID Number:
AF.65824MA
Catalog number:
65824MA
Accession number:
232120
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7bab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_447900
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Sousscrivez! Et Nous Aurens La Victoire

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
linen (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 1/2 in x 48 in; 77.47 cm x 121.92 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Associated place:
France
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman H. Brock
ID Number:
AF.65963M
Catalog number:
65963M
Accession number:
232120
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Advertising
Art
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-86fb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448331
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Drawing of Hall Mark Quirk Quality

Graphic artist:
Quirk, Nicholas J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.5 cm x 18.2 cm; 10 1/16 in x 7 3/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
photographs
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Associated Place:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Printing  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0197.031
Catalog number:
1996.0197.031
Accession number:
1996.0197
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
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Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6f6d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1186430

Biotech Bay Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
1991
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.01
Catalog number:
1994.3092.01
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Biotechnology and Genetics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3774-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333308
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Biotech Beach Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: California, San Diego
Date made:
1993
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.02
Catalog number:
1994.3092.02
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3776-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333309
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Research Triangle Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: North Carolina, Raleigh
United States: North Carolina, Durham
United States: North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Date made:
1992
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.03
Catalog number:
1994.3092.03
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Biotechnology and Genetics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-18ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333310
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