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Model John Fitch Steamboat

Object Name:
model john fitch steamboat
ID Number:
TR.319049
Catalog number:
319049
Accession number:
236177
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1391976

Shipwreck Off Rocky Coast

Maker:
Jacobsen, Antonio  Search this
Physical Description:
wood, gilded (frame material)
canvas (overall material)
oil paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 43 in x 29 in x 1/2 in; 109.22 cm x 73.66 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
painting
Painting
Date made:
1888
Subject:
Maritime  Search this
Credit Line:
Family Gift in Memory of H. Thomas McGrath, Jr.
ID Number:
2019.0106.01
Accession number:
2019.0106
Catalog number:
2019.0106.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1934691

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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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
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edanmdm:nmah_661968
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T-shirt, America3 America's Cup Yacht Racing Team, 1995

Measurements:
overall: 72 cm x 86 cm; 28 11/32 in x 33 27/32 in
Object Name:
t-shirt
Credit Line:
Gift of Merritt T. Carey, Tennants Harbor, Maine
ID Number:
1995.0208.01
Catalog number:
1995.0208.01
Accession number:
1995.0208
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-24b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1174136
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Polo Shirt, America3 America's Cup Yacht Racing Team, 1995

Measurements:
overall: 77 cm x 101 cm; 30 5/16 in x 39 3/4 in
Object Name:
polo shirt
Credit Line:
Gift of Merritt T. Carey, Tennants Harbor, Maine
ID Number:
1995.0208.02
Catalog number:
1995.0208.02
Accession number:
1995.0208
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-24b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1174137
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Silver Dollar Launching Coin

Shipwright:
Green, Archie  Search this
Archie Green's college:
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 3.7 cm; x 1/16 in x 1 7/16 in
Object Name:
coin, dollar, silver
Archie Green's birthplace:
Canada: Manitoban, Winnipeg
Archie Green's residence:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Location of the ship launching:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
1923
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Archie Green
ID Number:
1994.0296.01
Catalog number:
1994.0296.01
Accession number:
1994.0296
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On the Water exhibit
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-148d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1169108
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Carved Cod-in-a-Coffin

Maker:
Murphy, Dan  Search this
Measurements:
average spatial: 9 cm x 23.7 cm; x 3 9/16 in x 9 5/16 in
Object Name:
Sculpture, Folk
Credit Line:
Gift of David A. Taylor
ID Number:
1994.0330.01
Catalog number:
1994.0330.01
Accession number:
1994.0330
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0feb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1169110

Ship Tools from the Propeller Indiana, Hand Truck

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 61 in x 21 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in; 154.94 cm x 53.975 cm x 43.4975 cm
Object Name:
hand truck
Date made:
ca 1858
When the Indiana was found:
1972
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Cohrs and John Steele
ID Number:
1994.0033.01
Catalog number:
1994.0033.01
Accession number:
1994.0033
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On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f993-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1156616
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Cup from Propeller Indiana

Physical Description:
porcelain (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 7/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 8.73125 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
cup
Date made:
ca 1858
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Cohrs
ID Number:
1993.0441.01
Catalog number:
1993.0441.01
Accession number:
1993.0441
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Food
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Transportation
On the Water exhibit
Domestic Furnishings
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d39b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148021

Poster, You Bet I'm Going Back to Sea

Commissioned poster:
War Shipping Administration  Search this
Directed poster program:
United States. Office of War Information  Search this
Associated Name:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 14 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 36.83 cm
Object Name:
poster
Date made:
1942
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 Frank O. Braynard, Sea Cliff, New York
ID Number:
1991.0856.07
Catalog number:
1991.0856.07
Accession number:
1991.0856
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Military
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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/ng49ca746a9-6fdc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1102283
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Poster, Your Work Means Victory

Initiated propaganda program:
Wilson, Woodrow  Search this
Agency oversaw production of propaganda:
Committee on Public Information  Search this
Issued posters:
Committee on Pictorial Publicity  Search this
Artist:
Hoertz, Fred J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 38 in x 27 7/8 in; 96.52 cm x 70.8025 cm
Object Name:
poster
Date made:
1917-04
1917
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
World War I  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank O. Braynard, Sea Cliff, New York
ID Number:
1991.0856.15
Catalog number:
1991.0856.15
Accession number:
1991.0856
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On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-7993-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1102298

Ambergris

Physical Description:
ambergris (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 1 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
ambergris
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
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:
1991.0083.01
Catalog number:
1991.0083.01
Accession number:
1991.0083
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On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5e21-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1341777

Boat Model, Fishing Dory

Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in; 46.99 cm
Object Name:
dory, New England
dory, new england, model
Place made:
United States: Maine
Date made:
1876
Credit Line:
Gift of Starling & Stevens, Collected by U. S. Fish Commission
ID Number:
TR.55792
Accession number:
3017
Catalog number:
55792
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Ship Models
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-6332-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1094029

Ship Model, Bugeye Lillie Sterling

Maker:
Tull, E. James  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
textile (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 in x 33 in x 7 in; 83.82 cm x 83.82 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
ship model, bugeye, Chesapeake Bay
model, rigged ship
Displayed:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Unique to:
United States: Chesapeake Bay
Date made:
1885
Subject:
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of the U.S. Fish Commission
ID Number:
TR.76256
Accession number:
28022
Catalog number:
76256
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On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-44c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1094525

Dessert Plate, SS United States

Maker:
Lamberton Sterling  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; .635 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
plate, dessert
plate, desert
Associated Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Date made:
1950s
Related event:
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from US Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration (through R. J. Blackwell)
ID Number:
TR.335565.06A
Accession number:
1978.2219
Catalog number:
335565.06A
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c49f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297322
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Champagne Glass, SS United States

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
glass, champagne
Associated Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Date made:
1952
Related event:
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from US Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration (through R. J. Blackwell)
ID Number:
TR.335564.02B
Accession number:
1978.2219
Catalog number:
335564.2b
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c4ae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297326

Oil Painting, Collins Line Steamship SS Atlantic

Collins steamship line:
New York and Liverpool United States Mail Steamship Company  Search this
Ship owner:
Collins, Edward Knight  Search this
Ship owner and Knight's competitor:
Cunard, Samuel  Search this
Built SS Atlantic:
Dramatic Line of Atlantic Sailing Packets  Search this
Maker:
Louis Honore Frederick Gamain  Search this
Physical Description:
oil paint (paint material)
wood (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 3/4 in x 37 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 67.945 cm x 94.615 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
painting, oil
Ship sailed:
United States: New York, New York
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
Date made:
1800s
US Congress awarded an annual transatlantic mail contract to Collins:
1847
Collins Line service started:
1850
Collins Line service ended:
1858
Atlantic acquired by the government for Civil War service:
1858
Atlantic scrapped:
1871
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.336491
Accession number:
1978.0362
Catalog number:
336491
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2188-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306027

Corset and Whalebone Scrimshaw Busk

Physical Description:
bone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in; 33.81375 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
scrimshaw
scrimshaw busk bone
Date made:
mid-1800s
Collected:
1951-06-29
Fashion:
19th century
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
TR.388604
Catalog number:
TR*388604
Accession number:
182022
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Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5e20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1341776
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Ship Model, River Steamboat Far West

Maker:
John L. Fryant & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 26 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 67.31 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
model, steamboat
Date made:
1977
Collected:
1977-02-28
Related event:
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
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:
TR.335811
Catalog number:
TR*335811
Accession number:
1977.0629
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-6cca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1341779
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Cocktail Table, SS United States

Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 25 in; 45.72 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
table
Date made:
1950s
Subject:
Furnishings  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from US Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration (through R. J. Blackwell)
ID Number:
TR.336767.022
Accession number:
1978.2219
Catalog number:
336767.022
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On the Water
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5618-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1342649

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