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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Sheets (19.5 x 13.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7605
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7601
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The four flowers are specified as Si junzi (lit. four gentlemen), which are considered important motifs in Chinese ink painting.

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1 Painting (Gift of Cornelius Osgood, 1977. Transferred to the archives by Chang-su Houchins, November 3 1994.520:: "On a thin paper drawn in black brush lines, a stream scene with person on a dock, a bridge and house on the far side" (from accession paper 327,219., 29.5x37 cm561)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7602
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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undated
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13 Items (pieces , 6x6.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7598
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Yinzhi (literally silver money--the paper money with silver stamp) is used for mortuary ritual as well as ancestor worship ceremonies. It is burned to make it available to the deceased in the netherworld.

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Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Items (watercolor paintings )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7339
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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undated
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1 Postcard (13.8x8.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcard has figure of a Chinese man standing with a votive vessel filled with artificial fruits, probably Shoutao (lit. old-age peaches; cakes made in the shape of a peach [symbol of longevity] and presented on birthdays. The inscription presumably in the hand of collector read: This was made from Chinese postage stamps. Background is in watercolo...

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1897 February
Size:
13 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1064
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Sub-title: "Composed for the Bureau of American Ethnology, February 1897" Also includes typed copy of this paper, with slight changes and additions by J.N.B. Hewitt, with the following change in sub-title: "Compiled for the Bureau of American Ethnology, February, 1897, by J.N.B. Hewitt by the Director's request."

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National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, in...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986
Size:
2.08 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document elements that contributed to the creation of "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860" the video epilogue to the National Museum of American History's exhibition of the same title. The video was produced during 1986 for the National Museum of American History and was completed in 1987. Materials ...

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Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2016-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Earth Optimism Summit website as it existed on April 6, 2017. The Earth Optimism Summit, held April 21-23, 2017, was a gathering of a diverse group of conservation-minded professionals and citizens to discuss and share solutions about how to preserve biodiversity, protect natural resources, and address climate ...

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