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Movie Costumes, R2-D2 and C-3PO

Associated Name:
LUCASFILM Ltd.  Search this
Object Name:
movie costumes, droids
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd. (through Howard Roffman)
ID Number:
COLL.DROIDS.006000
Accession number:
1984.0302
Catalog number:
1984.0302.01
1984.0302.02
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Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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C-3PO, from Return of the Jedi

Physical Description:
brass; metal; paint; plastic; rubber; electrical wire, metal plating, adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 68 in x 34 in x 20 in; 1727 mm x 864 mm x 508 mm
Object Name:
movie costume, droid
movie costume, droid or robot
Associated Place:
United States: California, San Rafael
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd.
ID Number:
1984.0302.02
Accession number:
1984.0302
Catalog number:
1984.0302.02
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Exhibition:
Entertainment Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-7bea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_739237
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R2-D2, from Return of the Jedi

Physical Description:
aluminum; paint; plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 in x 26 in x 28 1/2 in; 111.76 cm x 66.04 cm x 72.39 cm
Object Name:
movie costume, droid
movie costume, droid or robot
Associated Place:
United States: California, San Rafael
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd.
ID Number:
1984.0302.01
Catalog number:
1984.0302.01
Accession number:
1984.0302
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Popular Entertainment
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
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Exhibition:
Entertainment Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-0ad8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_880209
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Model of Edison's Pearl Street power station

Maker:
Edison Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 18 in x 5 in; 17.78 cm x 45.72 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Model
power station model
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1927
Credit Line:
from the New York Edison Company
ID Number:
EM.309605
Catalog number:
309605
Accession number:
104795
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Work
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Industry & Manufacturing
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5ea4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Model of Adams Station hydroelectric turbine

Associated institution:
Faesch & Piccard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 13 in; 33.02 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
model
generator model
turbine model
Place made:
United States: New York
Credit Line:
from Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation
ID Number:
EM.315850
Catalog number:
315850
Accession number:
221414
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3956-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712882
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Wye Level

Maker:
Balbreck ainé et fils  Search this
Physical Description:
nickel plated brass (overall material)
Measurements:
telescope: 15 in; 38.1 cm
overall in case: 8 3/4 in x 16 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 22.225 cm x 41.275 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
level
Object Type:
levels
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1880
Related event:
Building the Panama Canal  Search this
ID Number:
PH.337071
Catalog number:
337071
Accession number:
1979.0261
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Surveying and Geodesy
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9df6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_748621

Tinker Toys

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
plastic (fins material)
Measurements:
wheels: 3.3 cm; 1 5/16 in
fins: 6 cm; 2 3/8 in
purple rods: 27.5 cm; 10 13/16 in
green rods: 18.9 cm; 7 7/16 in
red rods: 12.8 cm; 5 1/32 in
blue rods: 8.5 cm; 3 11/32 in
orange rods: 3 cm; 1 3/16 in
yellow rods: 5.5 cm; 2 5/32 in
Object Name:
Tinker Toys
toy, construction
Other Terms:
Tinker Toys; Toys
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Evanston
Date made:
1972
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Patented  Search this
ID Number:
1983.0250.02
Accession number:
1983.0250
Catalog number:
1983.0250.02
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8cfb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_748920

La Libreria a Venise

Graphic artist:
Canal, Giovanni Antonio  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
sheet: 19.8 cm x 27.3 cm; 7 13/16 in x 10 3/4 in
image: 14.2 cm x 20.7 cm; 5 9/16 in x 8 1/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Etching
Other Terms:
print; Intaglio; Etching
Place Made:
Italy: Venetan, Venice
Subject:
Architecture  Search this
Related Publication:
The Etchings of Canaletto
Credit Line:
Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
ID Number:
GA.21847
Catalog number:
21847
Accession number:
257503
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-e415-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790378

Painting of the American Clipper Ship Coeur de Lion

Physical Description:
wood (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 94 cm x 128.5 cm x 4.5 cm; 37 in x 50 9/16 in x 1 3/4 in
Object Name:
painting
painting, oil
Other Terms:
painting; Maritime
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. William Lilly, New York, New York
ID Number:
TR.309517
Catalog number:
309517
Accession number:
103202
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
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Work
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Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8639-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842453

Ship Model, Fishing Schooner Dauntless

Master of schooner's crew:
Craig, Jas. G.  Search this
Sailor:
La Pierre, John  Search this
Costello, Martin  Search this
Todd, Jr., John  Search this
Todd, George  Search this
Herrick, Daniel  Search this
Smith, Edward  Search this
Smith, James  Search this
Welch, James  Search this
Goodwin, George  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
textile (sails material)
metals (fittings material)
Measurements:
overall: 47 in x 75 in x 12 in; 119.38 cm x 190.5 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
schooner
model, rigged fishing schooner
Other Terms:
schooner; Maritime; Fishing
Where the model was built:
United States: Massachusetts, Essex
Schooner en route to when it was lost at sea:
Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador, Saint Lawrence
Date made:
1894
Date made:
1855
Model built:
ca 1855
Schooner was lost at sea:
1870-09
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
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Fish Commission
ID Number:
TR.076244
Catalog number:
076244
Accession number:
028022
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
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On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9b38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842537
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Navigational Bell Buoy

Physical Description:
ferrous metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
copper alloy (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 ft x 8 ft; 3.6576 m x 2.4384 m
Object Name:
buoy, bell
Other Terms:
buoy, bell; Maritime
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
US Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District (through Paul Glahe)
ID Number:
TR.336771
Accession number:
1978.2285
Catalog number:
336771
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Communications
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
Measuring & Mapping
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-619d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842594

Model, Liberty Ship

Attended first launching:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
maroon (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
approx: 14 1/2 in x 55 in x 7 in; 36.83 cm x 139.7 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
ship, Liberty
ship, Liberty
ship model, Liberty
ship model
model, ship
Other Terms:
ship, Liberty; Maritime; Vessel; Cargo
Liberty Shipyards modeled after:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Hog Island Shipyard
Associated Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
United States: Gulf Coast
Date made:
early 1940s
Launching of first Liberty Ship, SS Patrick Henry:
1941-09-27
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Maritime Commisison (through J. M. Winston)
ID Number:
TR.313022
Accession number:
170015
Catalog number:
313022
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Military
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Transportation
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6312-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842604

Ship Model, Victory Ship Type VC2-S-AP

Commissioned Victory ships like the ones this model represents:
War Shipping Administration  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
maroon (overall color)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
approx: 6 in x 57 in x 8 in; 15.24 cm x 144.78 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
ship model, Victory
Ship, Victory
ship model, Victory
model, ship
Other Terms:
Ship, Victory; Maritime; Vessel; Cargo
Currently preserved in museums:
United States: California
United States: Florida
Date made:
early 1940s
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Vietnam War  Search this
Korean War  Search this
Contemporary United States  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Maritime Commisison (through J. M. Winston)
ID Number:
TR.313023
Catalog number:
TR*313023
Accession number:
170015
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6313-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842605

Ship Model, Tanker Type T2-SE-A1

Built tankers typical to this model:
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company  Search this
Purchased tankers typical to this model:
Standard Oil  Search this
Physical Description:
maroon (overall color)
black (overall color)
wood (overall material)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
approx: 14 1/2 in x 65 in x 8 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 165.1 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Ship, Single-screw tanker
ship model, single-screw tanker
model, ship
Other Terms:
Ship, Single-screw tanker; Ship, Single Crew; Maritime; Tanker
Date made:
early 1940s
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Maritime Commission (through J. M. Winston)
ID Number:
TR.313036
Catalog number:
313036
Accession number:
173712
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Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6315-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842607

Engine Room From Coast Guard Buoy Tender Oak

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
engine, Oak
engine room, US Coast Guard Buoy Tender "Oak"
Other Terms:
engine, Oak; Maritime; Steam
Date made:
1921
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation
ID Number:
1979.0518.01
Accession number:
1979.0518
Catalog number:
1979.0518.01
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Communications
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
America on the Move
Transportation
Measuring & Mapping
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-756b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842767

Palmer’s Display Model of a Refrigerator Car (Patent Number 290,600) – ca 1883

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 32 in x 612 in; 25.4 cm x 81.28 cm x 1554.48 cm
Object Name:
refrigerator car
display model, refrigerator car
model, railroad freight car
Other Terms:
refrigerator car; Rail
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1883
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Refrigeration  Search this
Model  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alma E. Palmer
ID Number:
TR.335473
Catalog number:
335473
Accession number:
321708
Patent number:
290600
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-f926-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843220

Baldwin's Patent Model of a Flexible Beam Locomotive - ca 1842

Inventor:
Baldwin, Matthias W.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/8 in x 9 3/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 24.765 cm x 18.7325 cm
Object Name:
patent model, locomotive
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
locomotive, flexible-beam, 1842; patent model, locomotive; patent model; Rail
Associated place:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1842
ca. 1842
Patent date:
1842-08-25
Subject:
Locomotives  Search this
Steam Engines  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
TR.251274
Catalog number:
251274
Patent number:
2,759
Accession number:
48865
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
Patent Models
Exhibition:
Inventing In America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-854d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843732
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Patent Model, Life Boat

Patentee:
Francis, Joseph  Search this
Inventor:
Francis, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paint (surface material)
copper alloy (parts material)
ferrous (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 in x 26 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 15.24 cm x 67.31 cm
Object Name:
patent model, lifeboat
life boat, patent model
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model, lifeboat; lifeboat; Maritime
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1841
Patent date:
1841-03-26
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.308542
Catalog number:
308542
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
2,018
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Transportation
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-feec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843790

Merritt Propelling Apparatus, Patent Model

Inventor:
Merritt, Daniel S.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (part material)
steel (part material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 13.97 cm x 29.21 cm
Object Name:
paddles, model
patent model, propelling apparatus
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
paddles; patent model, propelling apparatus; Maritime; Navigation
Associated Place:
United States: Michigan, Mount Morris
Date made:
1869
Patent date:
1869-04-20
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
ID Number:
TR.308547
Catalog number:
308547
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
89,231
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
America on the Move
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f7ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843811
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Patent Model for Hosley Ship's Model Measurer, 1851

Patentee:
Hosley, Abijah S.  Search this
Inventor:
Hosley, Abijah S.  Search this
Physical Description:
ivory (scale material)
brass (straight-edge material)
ebony (post material)
Object Name:
device for measuring ship, model
device for measuring ship model, model
device for measuring ship model, patent model
patent model, measurer, ships model
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model, measurer, ships model; device for measuring ship models; Maritime
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1851
Patent date:
1851-08-19
ID Number:
TR.308544
Catalog number:
308544
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
8,307
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Engineering, Building, and Architecture
America on the Move
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-536f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843818
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