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John Quincy Adams Commemorative Token

National Museum of American History
This token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. Scovill was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and political tokens.

Obverse: Bust of John Quincy Adams facing right. Legend: 6TH PRESIDENT, U.S.A./ 1825-1829/ JOHN QUINCY ADAMS.

Reverse: "THE DIARIST"/ "OLD MAN ELOQUENT"/ SON OF SECOND PRESIDENT MINISTER TO VARIOUS FOREIGN COUNTRIES SECRETARY OF STATE AFTER PRESIDENCY WAS ANTI-SLAVERY LEADER IN CONGRESS.

Mather Brown's portrait of John Adams

Smithsonian Libraries
"From the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society for Nov. 1917."

Also available online.

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Engraving of John Quincy Adams

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Engraving of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), President of the United States and Member of the House of Representatives, strongly supported acceptance of Smithson bequest and urged the creation of an astronomical observatory.

Exhibit of China Used by John Adams

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Exhibit of china used as the State Service during the John Adams Administration. The Crown Derby tea set is in the base of the exhibit case. These objects are from the Adams-Clement Collection which was given to the museum by Miss Mary Lousia Adams Clement. The exhibit is in the Arts and Industries Building.

2c John Adams plate proof

National Postal Museum
Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No.141771

Denomination: 2c

Subject: Adams Presidential, "Approved"

Color:

2c John Adams plate proof

National Postal Museum
Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No.141039

Denomination: 2c

Subject: Adams Presidential, "Master Plate"

Color:

2c John Adams plate proof

National Postal Museum
Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No.141770

Denomination: 2c

Subject: Adams Presidential, "Approved"

Color:

John Adams. 2nd President of the United States

National Museum of American History
Black and white print. Oval bust portrait with an ornate rectangular frame of a man (President John Adams).

John Quincy Adams

National Museum of American History

Bela Lyon Pratt [sculpture] / (photographed by John Adams)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
On photo mount label: R. H. Recchia. Portrait relief of Bela L. Pratt. Ownership unknown. bas relief. 1914. Photographer: John Adams, Gloucester, Mass. recd fr Richard Recchia. Classification number: 282/R. Accession: 185999.

1 photographic print : b&w, 9 3/8 x 6 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.

John Adams [sculpture] / (photographed by A. B. Bogart)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
On photo mount label: D. C. French. Portrait bust of John Adams. Washington, Capitol. Senate Gallery. Bogart. Classification number: 282/F873/755. Accession: 47699.

Kloss, William & Diane K. Skvarla, "United States Senate catalogue of fine art," Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002, pg. 6-9.

1 photographic print : b&w, 7 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.

John Quincy Adams Ward

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; image 15 x 10 cm. on board 17 x 11 cm.

Cabinet photo of Ward

Campaign Tile, John Quincy Adams, 1824

National Museum of American History

John Quincy Adams peace medal

National Museum of the American Indian

Restrike of John Adams peace medal (1797)

National Museum of the American Indian

Sewing Box, John Quincy Adams, 1828

National Museum of American History

John Crouch Adams

National Museum of American History

John Quincy Adams peace medal

National Museum of the American Indian

Model for John Adams [sculpture] / (photographed by A. B. Bogart)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
A. B. Bogart negative acquired by Peter A. Juley & Son.

Glass negative damaged.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Glass, BW.

John Q. Adams by Brad

National Museum of American History
John Q. Adams by Brady, NY; Photograph of oval photograph with studio, location and sitter identified; Cond: Slight yellowing.

John Quincy Adams Butter Boat

National Museum of American History

2c John Adams approved large die proof

National Postal Museum
2c John Adams (Presidential Issue) die proof, originally attached by staples to certified plate proof 21893 as a reference copy for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to verify approved color red, ink R-131-R, dated January 9, 1939.

6c John Quincy Adams horizontal coil single

National Postal Museum
mint; vertical perf 10
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