Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
9,266 documents - page 1 of 464

Patent Model for Paper Bag Machine

Maker:
Knight, Margaret E.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 12 3/16 in; 16.2052 cm x 17.145 cm x 30.9372 cm
Object Name:
patent model
Object Type:
Patent Model
papermaking
Date made:
ca 1879
Patent date:
1879-10-28
Related Publication:
Harris, Elizabeth M.. Patent Models in the Graphic Arts Collection
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Pravel, Gambrell, Hewitt, Kirk, Kimball, and Dodge
ID Number:
1980.0004.01
Accession number:
1980.0004
Catalog number:
1980.0004.01
GA*89797.220925
Patent number:
220925
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Food
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Communications
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
National Treasures exhibit
Patent Models
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-df53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_214303
Online Media:

Model of John Ericsson Air Engine, U.S. Patent No. 13348

Inventor:
Ericsson, John  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
wood base: 17 in x 6 in; x 43.18 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
engine, hot-air, model
patent model, engine, hot air
Place made:
United States: New York
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1855
Patent date:
1855-07-31
ID Number:
MC.251279
Catalog number:
251279
Accession number:
48865
Patent number:
13,348
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Exhibition:
Power Machinery
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-869f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846061

Model of George H. Corliss Steam Pumping Engine, U.S. Patent No. 215803

Inventor:
Corliss, George H.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
wooden base: 3 in x 6 in x 12 in; 7.62 cm x 15.24 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
pump, steam, model
patent model, engine, pumping
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island
Associated place:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1878
Patent date:
1879-05-27
ID Number:
MC.251291
Catalog number:
251291
Patent number:
215,803
Accession number:
48865
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6d72-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846176

Model of G. B. Brayton Gas Engine, U.S. Patent No. 125166

Inventor:
Brayton, George B.  Search this
Physical Description:
cast-iron (overall material)
brass (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
round base: 9 1/2 in; x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
engine, internal combustion, model
patent model, engine, gas
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1872
Patent date:
1872-04-02
ID Number:
MC.251280
Catalog number:
251280
Accession number:
48865
Patent number:
125,166
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6d7b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_846185

Vienna saucer and Meissen tea bowl

Maker:
Vienna  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
baroque (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cm
overall: 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in; 2.06375 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
saucer
Place made:
Hapsburg Empire: Austria-Hungary, Vienna
Date made:
ca 1750-1755
ID Number:
1983.0565.38B
Accession number:
1983.0565
Catalog number:
1983.0565.38B
Collector/donor number:
919
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Industry & Manufacturing
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9d93-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1436918
Online Media:

Processor Wafer

Physical Description:
silicon (overall material)
Measurements:
wafer: 3 7/8 in; 9.8425 cm
box: 5/8 in x 4 7/16 in; 1.5875 cm x 11.27125 cm
Object Name:
processor wafer
Credit Line:
Gift of Yogeeswaran Ganesan
ID Number:
2014.0039.01
Catalog number:
2014.0039.01
Accession number:
2014.0039
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-13a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1461100
Online Media:

Dog-Powered Treadmill, Patent Office

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 10 3/4 in; 18.415 cm x 16.8275 cm x 27.305 cm
Object Name:
dog-powered treadmill model
dog power
Object Type:
Patent Model
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
ID Number:
MC.309199
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
309199
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-13ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_689016
Online Media:

Pennsylvania/Kentucky Pistol

Maker:
Fordney, Melchior  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (part material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/4 in; 40.005 cm
overall: 15 3/4 in x 6 5/16 in x 2 in; 40.005 cm x 16.0655 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
pistol
pistol, flintlock
Other Terms:
pistol; Firearms; Flintlock; .52 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lancaster
Associated place:
United States: Kentucky
Date made:
ca 1815
Credit Line:
The Adriana and Edwin W. Bitter Family Collection
ID Number:
1986.0024.16
Accession number:
1986.0024
Catalog number:
1986.0024.16
Collector/donor number:
P88L
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
The Bitter Collection of Firearms
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9abb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438530

Triple Chocolate Liquor Mill

Maker:
J. M. Lehmann Machine Works  Search this
Physical Description:
cast iron (overall material)
stone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 93 in x 132 in x 41 in; 236.22 cm x 335.28 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
triple chocolate liquor mill
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
ca 1918
Credit Line:
Gift of the Hershey Foods Corporation
ID Number:
1980.0021.01
Accession number:
1980.0021
Catalog number:
1980.0021.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-e478-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301429
Online Media:

Chocolate-Making Conch

Physical Description:
stone (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 ft x 8 ft x 13 ft; 1.524 m x 2.4384 m x 3.6576 m
overall: wt. 3 ton
Object Name:
four pot conch
conch, four pot
Date made:
ca 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of the Hershey Foods Corporation
ID Number:
1980.0021.02
Accession number:
1980.0021
Catalog number:
1980.0021.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dd1b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301436

Chocolate Depositor

Maker:
Racine Engine and Machinery Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Object Name:
depositor
Credit Line:
Gift of the Hershey Foods Corporation
ID Number:
1980.0021.03
Accession number:
1980.0021
Catalog number:
1980.0021.03
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dd1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301437

Invention for Improvement in Rotary Printing Presses

Inventor:
Hoe, Richard March  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 22 in x 9 in; 35.56 cm x 55.88 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; rotary press; presses
Date made:
ca 1847
Patent date:
1847-07-24
ID Number:
GA.11017
Accession number:
48865
Catalog number:
GA*11017
Patent number:
5199
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Work
Communications
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-99f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_998168
Online Media:

Union General Order No. 192, December 24, 1862

Printer:
Army of the Potomac  Search this
Author:
Richmond, Lewis  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21.7 cm x 13.9 cm; 8 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
military order
paper (sheet)
sheet (paper)
Object Type:
Letterpress
Made in army camp:
United States: Virginia, Falmouth
Date made:
1862-12-24
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Printing  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
2007.0186.01
Accession number:
2007.0186
Catalog number:
2007.0186.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Military
Communications
Industry & Manufacturing
Civil War Field Printing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-8cb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1331010
Online Media:

Shoemaker's Knife

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in; 15.24 cm
Object Name:
knife
Date made:
1840 - 1860
Credit Line:
Miss Deborah M. Russell
ID Number:
AG.A.6312A
Accession number:
153037
Catalog number:
A006312A
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Agriculture
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d689-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_868571
Online Media:

"Tom Mix" Style Cowboy Hat

Maker:
Stetson  Search this
Physical Description:
felt (overall material)
Object Name:
hat
Other Terms:
hat; Headwear; Accessories Worn on the Body; Male
Date made:
1910 - 1930
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
CS.112055.001
Catalog number:
112055.001
Accession number:
112055
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Popular Entertainment
Clothing & Accessories
Industry & Manufacturing
National Treasures exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5295-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_370469

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
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Popular Entertainment
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Science & Mathematics
National Treasures exhibit
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-38c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329734

Tool Belt & Tools

Distributor:
Habitat for Humanity  Search this
Object Name:
Carpenter Tool Belt and Tools
Associated Place:
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
Related event:
America Builds on the National Mall  Search this
Hurricane Katrina  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jillian Gross
ID Number:
COLL.W&I.006001
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Clothing & Accessories
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-472f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329736

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
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Folk Art
Cultures & Communities
Advertising
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
Online Media:

Goldman's Folding Basket Carriage

Maker:
Folding Basket Carrier Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 23 in x 17 in; 93.98 cm x 58.42 cm x 43.18 cm
overall: 49 in x 89 in x 28 in; 124.46 cm x 226.06 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
Shopping Cart
Place Made:
United States: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Date made:
ca 1937
ID Number:
CL.302377.01
Accession number:
302377
Patent number:
2196914
Catalog number:
302377.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Food
Industry & Manufacturing
Exhibition:
Object Project
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a286-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1216280
Online Media:

Basket for Goldman's Folding Basket Carriage

Maker:
Folding Basket Carrier Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 21 in x 15 in; 35.56 cm x 53.34 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
Shopping Cart
Basket, Shopping Cart
Place made:
United States: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Date made:
ca 1937
ID Number:
CL.302377.02
Accession number:
302377
Patent number:
2196914
Catalog number:
302377.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Business and Retail
Food
Industry & Manufacturing
Exhibition:
Object Project
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a33a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1216281
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History