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Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1989

Maker:
Star Headlight & Lantern Company  Search this
Physical Description:
stainless steel (latern body material)
stainless steel (sliding electrical switch material)
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1989-06-22
ca. 1989
ca. 1954 - 1989
1989
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Star Headlight & Lantern Company, Inc. (through David W. Jacobs)
ID Number:
1989.0610.01
Accession number:
1989.0610
Catalog number:
1989.0610.01
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Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-05e7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687529
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Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Printer:
Currier and Ives  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 cm x 27 cm; 14 9/16 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Other Terms:
print; Graphics; Planographics; Lithograph
Subject:
Politics  Search this
Mourning  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. E. Leonard Piven
ID Number:
GA.24287
Catalog number:
24287
Accession number:
323560
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Abraham Lincoln
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c039-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_785481
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Journal of ... Thomas Chalkley ...

Printer:
Franklin, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
leather (outside material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 13 cm x 5 cm; 7 15/32 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 31/32 in
Object Name:
Book
Object Type:
Books
Other Terms:
Book; Bookbinding
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1749
Associated date:
1749
ID Number:
GA.16522
Accession number:
118225
Catalog number:
16522
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-1bfd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_812146

Spirit of Prayer ...

Printer:
Franklin, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 13 cm; 7 15/32 in x 5 1/8 in
Object Name:
Pamphlet
Object Type:
Letterpress
Pamphlet
Other Terms:
Pamphlet; Bookbinding
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1760
Associated date:
1760
ID Number:
GA.16523
Catalog number:
16523
Accession number:
118225
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-0c78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_812147

Engraving of snake species "Crotalus molossus"

Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A.O.P.  Search this
Wendell, Cornelius  Search this
Author:
Emory, William H.  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. Department of the Interior  Search this
U.S. Army  Search this
Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 28.5 cm; 8 11/16 in x 11 1/4 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Subject:
Exploration and Discovery  Search this
Credit Line:
William H. Dougal
ID Number:
GA.1367
Accession number:
1888.20627
Catalog number:
1367
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Natural Resources
Survey Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-4adb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_833921
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Albion press, Hopkinson & Cope

Maker:
Hopkinson, John  Search this
unknown  Search this
Hopkinson, John  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, cast iron (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 5 1/2 ft x 3 ft; 1.6764 m x .9144 m
Object Name:
Press, Printing
Other Terms:
Press, Printing; Letterpress
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1845
ID Number:
1991.0833.01
Catalog number:
1991.0833.01
1991.0833.01
Accession number:
1991.0833
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-8aff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1115230

Smithsonian Spectacular II

Artist:
Huff, Laura Weaver  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 27.2 cm x 25.6 cm; 10 23/32 in x 10 3/32 in
Object Name:
Print
print
silkscreen
Object Type:
Silkscreen
Other Terms:
Print; Silkscreen
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1991
1992
Subject:
Washington D.C.  Search this
ID Number:
1991.0783.14
Catalog number:
1991.0783.14
1991.783.14
Accession number:
1991.0783
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-40d1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1155271

Rock Creek from the Taft Bridge

Measurements:
average spatial: 54.5 cm x 40.2 cm; 21 7/16 in x 15 13/16 in
Object Name:
Print
print
etching
Object Type:
Etching
Other Terms:
Print; Etching
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1988
1992
Subject:
Landscape, Rural  Search this
ID Number:
1991.0783.15
Catalog number:
1991.0783.15
1991.783.15
Accession number:
1991.0783
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f291-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1155273

Telegraph Register

Patentee:
Morse, Samuel F. B.  Search this
Maker:
J. Burritt & Son  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
iron (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 4 in x 11 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 10.16 cm x 29.21 cm
Object Name:
telegraph register
telegraph receiver
Made:
United States: New York, Ithaca
Used:
United States: Indiana, South Bend
Date made:
1848
Subject:
Communication, telegraph  Search this
Credit Line:
from Charles M. Heaton, Jr.
ID Number:
EM.215496
Catalog number:
215496
Accession number:
39777
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Telegraph Registers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3f76-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706644
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Copperplate press, miniature

Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 19.685 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
Press, Printing
press, printing, model
Object Type:
Intaglio Processes
Other Terms:
Press, Printing; Printing; Flatbed Cylinder
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
Early 20th century
Date made:
early 20th century
ID Number:
1990.0524.01
Accession number:
1990.0524
Catalog number:
1990.0524.01
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Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f9ac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1158411

P. H. Sheridan U.S.A.

Associated Name:
Barmore, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 54 cm x 43.4 cm; 21 1/4 in x 17 3/32 in
Object Name:
print
etching
Object Type:
Etching
Place made:
United States
United Kingdom
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1895
1895
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ingrid R. Rose in memory of Milton R. Rose
ID Number:
2016.0385.03
Catalog number:
2016.0385.03
Accession number:
2016.0385
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5dab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1896058

Otto von Bismarck

Associated Name:
Borner, F.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 43.7 cm x 35.1 cm; 17 7/32 in x 13 13/16 in
Object Name:
print
mezzotint
Object Type:
Mezzotint
Place made:
United States
Germany
Germany
Germany
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Prussia  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ingrid R. Rose in memory of Milton R. Rose
ID Number:
2016.0385.04
Catalog number:
2016.0385.04
Accession number:
2016.0385
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5dae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1896063

Capistrano Arches

Associated Name:
Brothers, Harold J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29.8 cm x 20.3 cm; 11 23/32 in x 8 in
Object Name:
print
etching
Object Type:
Etching
Place made:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1940
Subject:
California  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ingrid R. Rose in memory of Milton R. Rose
ID Number:
2016.0385.05
Catalog number:
2016.0385.05
Accession number:
2016.0385
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5db0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1896065

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Vail, Alfred  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
on mount: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 8 in; 8.89 cm x 11.43 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
Date made:
1845
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co.
ID Number:
EM.181412
Catalog number:
181412
Accession number:
31652
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2403-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706535
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Day After Allen Tragedy, Hillsville, Va.

Associated Name:
Auburn Post Card Mfg. Co.  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.8 cm x 14 cm; 3 15/32 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Halftone
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Auburn
Associated Place:
United States: Indiana
Date made:
ca 1920
1917
ID Number:
2014.0037.53
Accession number:
2014.0037
Catalog number:
2014.0037.53
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2c56-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465614

Wheeler Oakman

Associated Name:
Evans, Nelson  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.7 cm x 8.6 cm; 5 13/32 in x 3 3/8 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Halftone
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
ca 1920
1917
ID Number:
2014.0037.54
Accession number:
2014.0037
Catalog number:
2014.0037.54
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2cd5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465615

Louise Hull

Associated Name:
Evans, Nelson  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.7 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 13/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Halftone
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
ca 1920
1917
ID Number:
2014.0037.55
Accession number:
2014.0037
Catalog number:
2014.0037.55
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2cd6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465616

Hobart Henley

Associated Name:
Evans, Nelson  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.7 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 13/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Halftone
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
ca 1920
1917
ID Number:
2014.0037.56
Accession number:
2014.0037
Catalog number:
2014.0037.56
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2cd7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465617

J. Warren Kerrigan

Associated Name:
Evans, Nelson  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.7 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 13/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Halftone
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
ca 1920
1917
ID Number:
2014.0037.57
Accession number:
2014.0037
Catalog number:
2014.0037.57
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2cd8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465618

Reel-to-Reel Wire Recorder

Maker:
Webster-Chicago  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 12 in x 12 in; 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
wire recorder
recording device
Date made:
ca 1982
ca 1950
Credit Line:
from Adrian Cronauer
ID Number:
1992.0315.01
Catalog number:
1992.0315.01
Accession number:
1992.0315
Model number:
181-1
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Magnetic Recording
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-ae13-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346884
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