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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (17.5 x 17.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7418
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ciruclar design of a bird, possibly a magpie, surrounded by red and organe peonies and green leaves, all surrounded by a brilliant blue square bank of leaves with a peony in each corner. Sown on the silk is a woven design in read and white silk.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (38 cm x 59.5 cm sheet)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7410
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The painting depicts a scene of two boatloads of people. A canopied boat carries two ladies with a blue bowl between them, their two servants, and a punter. The other boat holds four musicians, one playing a trumpet-like instruments (possibly a sona or a hai-ti-tzu), another playing a recorder-like instrument (poassibly a hsiao, another playing the...

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Dates:
July 3, 1889
Size:
4 Leaves (29.5 x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7417
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The item is made up of one large sheet which has been folded to form four leaves. They are numbered 17 through 20.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Administrative Services
Dates:
1968-1985
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 475
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of the files of Charles J. Robertson and H. Eugene Kelson as Associate Administrator and Administrator, respectively, including Robertson's files as Treasurer of the American Association of Museums, 1982-1984. A few files date back to the late 1960s and the 1970s. Also included is an occasional memorandum of Rob...

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Dates:
circa 1868
Size:
2 Prints (color, woodblock, 13 x 35 inches and 19 x 26 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1988-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of two color woodblock print Japanese maps from circa 1868. The first map (13x 35 inches) is entitled "Ōshu Matsushima Shiogama z̲e̲n̲z̲u̲" and depicts Matsushima-Shiogama in Miyagi Prefecture circa 1806. An English caption title reads "Matsushima (about 130 years ago - 1806)" and is affixed on the lower margin of the b...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on Kickapoo namining ceremonies and clans collected by Truman Michelson. Information was provided by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily in English with some Kickapoo written on the first page.

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Creators:
Everett Piano Company
Hammacher, Schlemmer & Company
Chickering & Sons Piano Company
Pratt, Read and Company
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Dates:
ca. 1903-1955.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0511
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertisements, catalogs, repair manuals, union materials, and technical drawings related to pianos and piano tuning (companies and organizations listed below). While providing a window into a profession that spans both science and music, this collection contains information concerning economic changes, advertising, trade associations, and technical advances.

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Creators:
Gatter, Carl
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
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Dates:
1920-1940s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.

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Creators:
Dancer Fitzgerald Sample.
Dates:
1945-1946.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0332
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of a single scrapbook of proofsheets and photo proofs from DFS's advertising campaign for Falstaff Beer in the period 1945 1946. The advertisements center around three distinct themes. The first and most comprehensive features a salute to "The Men Who Keep Faith with America." These ads contain handsome black and white w...

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Creators:
GSS Printing Equipment Company.
Graphic Arts Collection (NMAH, SI)
Information Technology and Communications, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Harris Automatic Press Company, Dayton, Ohio
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Dates:
2003 - 2003
1889 - 1995
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (13 boxes and 5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0928
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the Harris Automatic Press Company, manufacturers of a printing press with an automatic feed primarily through drawings and photographs.

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