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bowl, sugar

National Museum of American History
Raised, rectangular, boat-shaped, covered sugar bowl on short flared rectangular base with four ball feet; engraved on one side with a wreath of oak leaves and acorns above the inscription "Com. O.H.PERRY / CONQUERED the ENEMY, on LAKE ERIE, / Septem. 10\th/. 1813.", and on the other "PRESENTED / by the Citizens of / BOSTON." Double-domed and flared rectangular cover is joined at middle by a die-rolled band of eight-petaled flowers and topped by a rectangular finial. Die-rolled band of roses at rim above stepped-ogee top portion of the bulbous lower body. Gadrooning at middle of finial and edge of base. Right-angled, tapered strap handles with grapevine decoration. Underside of rounded bottom struck "Ch[u]rc[hill] & / T[r]eadwell" in raised roman letters in a rectangle above centerpoint; "8"10" scratched upside-down above maker's mark. Cover slightly wobbly. Few dents in body. One foot reattached. Part of tea and coffee service, 1985.0121.01-.07.

Maker is Jesse Churchill (1773-1819) and Daniel Treadwell (1791-1872) of Boston, MA; dates in partnership given as 1805-1813.and 1809-1819.

billet bar

National Museum of American History
Right-angled, stepped billet bar on three legs; extends to the viewer's left. Slot at front receives bracket of andiron DL*329490A or B. No marks. Log stop missing. One of a pair of billet bars with andirons, DL*329490A-D.

billet bar

National Museum of American History
Right-angled, stepped billet bar on three legs with cast vase-and-flame log stop bolted through the side corner; extends to the viewer's right. Slot at front receives bracket of andiron DL*329490A or B. No marks. One of a pair of billet bars with andirons, DL*329490A-D.

billet bar

National Museum of American History
Right-angled, stepped billet bar on three legs with cast vase-and-flame log stop bolted through the side corner; extends to the viewer's right. Slot at front receives bracket of andiron DL*329491A or B. No marks. One of a pair of billet bars with andirons, DL*329491A-D.

billet bar

National Museum of American History
Right-angled, stepped billet bar on three legs; extends to the viewer's left. Slot at front receives bracket of andiron DL*329491A or B. Log stop broken. No marks. One of a pair of billet bars with andirons, DL*329491A-D.

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Poster announcement for exhibition at Detroit Focus Gallery, designed to be mailed. Text in variety of sizes, styles. Printed in dark blue ink.

Recto: Upper left quadrant, upper edge, list of artists' names, running upward, sideways. Upper right quadrant, square formed with two lines and corner of sheet. Across upper sheet, title. Center, left, text with jurors' names, dates, "X" at angle. Lower left quadrant, geometrically patterned square. Across lower edge, text with location, times, additional information.

Verso: Across upper edge, uneven line with two dots below it. Lower half, sponsors and mailing information arranged in columns with one word on each line, in uppercase and lowercase. Lower left corner, logo.

[Unknown Title: Rough ascent or descent of balloon and gondola in mountains. One of a series of 4 images of flight and fall of balloon.]

National Air and Space Museum
Colored lithograph of a balloon either descending or ascending on a mountain. Three men lay on the ground, apparently in pain. One man is standing on a rock and holding a rope that is tied to the balloon. A ladder and another long rope with an anchor tied to the other end are also dangling from the balloon. The balloon is at an angle, and the man in the basket is straddling the side of the basket. Labeled, 'Bocquin et. Eug. Ciceri lith. Imp. Becquet à Paris.' Appears to be one of a series of four lithographs of ballooning flights and falls.

[Man] Walking

National Museum of American History
Eadweard Muybridge’s cyanotypes are working proofs (contact prints) made from the more than 20,000 negatives he took at the University of Pennsylvania from 1884 to 1886. There Muybridge photographed human and animal subjects in motion from lateral (parallel), front and rear positions. For the lateral views he used up to 36 lenses in 12 to 24 cameras placed at 90-degree angles to his subjects, and he added more cameras, each holding up to 12 lenses and placed at 60-degree angles, for the front and rear “foreshortening” views. Since the original negatives no longer exist, the cyanotypes record full images before Muybridge edited and cropped them for publication. Over 800 sets of proofs exist in the unique collection found in the Photographic History Collection of the National Museum of American History. Comparisons between Muybridge’s working cyanotype proofs and his final collotype prints prove that he freely reprinted, cropped, deleted or substituted negatives to make the assemblage of 781 collotypes in the portfolio Animal Locomotion.

Zvetšenina [Blow Up]

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The white background is divided by a grid into seven sections. Going clockwise, the sections are: (1)title: following upper margin "Anglicky film vyznamenany Velkou cenou na MFF v Cannes", and "zvetsenina" at lower margin of section; (2)title and pictorial exegesis: at right, vertically- "BLOW UP", along top margin: "Rezie: Michelangelo Antonioni", and the images of a plan of a sports arena, the number one, as appearing on a referee's scorecard, the pointing finger and hand of a man in a suit and cufflinks as it would appear in cartoons, and a diagram or man-made abstraction; (3, 4, 5, 6)same image of a photograph, layered one over another, as in stop-motion animation, of a young man pulling a shirt out of a young woman's arms as she holds it against her chest; and (7)a photograph of a nude, photographed from a low frontal angle.

Zogroscope

National Museum of American History
The zogroscope was designed for magnifying prints so they could be seen more easily. It has a convex lens mounted in a square wooden frame that, in turn, is supported on a pedestal. A second frame, hinged at the top, holds a mirror that can be held out at any desired angle. The form came into use in the eighteenth century and remained popular throughout the nineteenth century. It was also known as an optical diagonal machine or cosmorama. Ref: J. A. Caldecott, “The Zogroscope or Optical Diagonal Machine,” Annals of Science 9 (1953): 315-322.

Ziziphus mucronata Willd.

NMNH - Botany Dept.
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