Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
350 documents - page 1 of 18

Three Men at Shoshone Falls (figure at left is possibly photographer William Henry Jackson)

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Possibly:
William Henry Jackson, 4 Apr 1843 - 30 Jun 1942  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.9 x 12.8 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/16")
Mount: 11.1 x 16.5 cm (4 3/8 x 6 1/2")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Idaho
Date:
c. 1877
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Equipment\Camera  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
William Henry Jackson: Male  Search this
William Henry Jackson: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Larry J. West
Object number:
NPG.2007.80
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2007.80

United States Senate Chamber

Title:
Daniel Webster
Artist:
Thomas Doney, active mid 19th Century  Search this
Copy after:
James A. Whitehorne, 22 Aug 1803 - 31 Mar 1888  Search this
Victor Piard, active c. 1840 - c. 1870  Search this
Anthony, Clark & Company, active 1838 - c. 1847  Search this
Sitter:
Daniel Webster, 18 Jan 1782 - 24 Oct 1852  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 68.2 x 91.4cm (26 7/8 x 36")
Sheet: 78.1 x 100.3cm (30 3/4 x 39 1/2")
Mat: 91.4 x 112.7cm (36 x 44 3/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1846
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Eagle  Search this
Interior\Legislative chamber  Search this
Daniel Webster: Male  Search this
Daniel Webster: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New Hampshire  Search this
Daniel Webster: Education\Orator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.75.79
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.75.79

First Landing of Americans in Japan

Artist:
Eliphalet M. Brown, Jr., 1816 - 1886  Search this
Copy after:
Peter Bernard William Heine, 1827 - 1885  Search this
Sitter:
Matthew Calbraith Perry, 10 Apr 1794 - 4 Mar 1858  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph with hand-coloring on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 52.2 x 82.5cm (20 9/16 x 32 1/2")
Sheet: 68.2 x 93.2cm (26 7/8 x 36 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1855
Topic:
Vehicle\Ship  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Nature & Environment\Mountain  Search this
Human Figures\Crowd  Search this
Matthew Calbraith Perry: Male  Search this
Matthew Calbraith Perry: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Matthew Calbraith Perry: Military\Navy\Officer\Commodore  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of August Belmont IV
Object number:
NPG.82.115
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.82.115

Iranian Hostages: the Ordeal Ends

Artist:
Burton Philip Silverman, born 11 Jun 1928  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
42cm x 32cm (16 9/16" x 12 5/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1981
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Vehicle\Airplane  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.84.TC50
Restrictions & Rights:
© Burton Philip Silverman / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.TC50

Le Tumulte Noir/Band on Black

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 42.4cm x 31.8cm (16 11/16" x 12 1/2")
Sheet: 47.9cm x 31.9cm (18 7/8" x 12 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Tuba  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.17A
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.17A

Le Tumulte Noir/Band on Black

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph with pochoir coloring on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 45.8cm x 30.7cm (18 1/16" x 12 1/16")
Sheet: 47cm x 31.9cm (18 1/2" x 12 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.18B
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.18B

Le Tumulte Noir/Jazz Band

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 46.3cm x 63.9cm (18 1/4" x 25 3/16")
Sheet (double-page spread): 47.2cm x 63.9cm (18 9/16" x 25 3/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Vehicle\Ship  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Interior\Nightclub  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Tuba  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Architecture\Bridge  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Cymbol  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.1B
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.1B

Le Tumulte Noir/Dancer in Pink on Piano

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Josephine Baker, 3 Jun 1906 - 12 Apr 1975  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 47.2cm x 31.9cm (18 9/16" x 12 9/16")
Culture:
Josephine Baker: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Interior\Nightclub  Search this
Poster  Search this
Josephine Baker: Female  Search this
Josephine Baker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Josephine Baker: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Josephine Baker: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Josephine Baker: Legion of Honor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.3A
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.3A

Reception of the Japanese Embassadors by the President at the White House

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40.3 x 28cm (15 7/8 x 11")
Type:
Print
Date:
1860
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.75.11
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.75.11

American Christian Union

Artist:
Thomas Doney, active mid 19th Century  Search this
Copy after:
Martin M. Lawrence, 1809 - 1859  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Unidentified Native American Man  Search this
Unidentified Native American Child  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 56 x 75.7cm (22 1/16 x 29 13/16")
Sheet: 66.2 x 81.1cm (26 1/16 x 31 15/16")
Culture:
Unidentified Native American Man: Native American  Search this
Unidentified Native American Child: Native American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1855
Topic:
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Interior\Church  Search this
Unidentified Native American Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.77.62
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.77.62

Unidentified Women

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Laura Keene, c. 1826 - 4 Nov 1873  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
7.2cm x 14.3cm (2 13/16" x 5 5/8"), Accurate
Culture:
Laura Keene: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Photographic format\Stereograph  Search this
Laura Keene: Female  Search this
Laura Keene: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Laura Keene: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Laura Keene: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Laura Keene: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.80.65
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.80.65

Hell's Angels San Francisco 1967

Artist:
Irving Penn, 16 Jun 1917 - 7 Oct 2009  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Platinum-palladium print on paper adhered to aluminum panel
Dimensions:
37.8cm x 46.7cm (14 7/8" x 18 3/8"), Image
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967 (printed 1969)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Sunglasses  Search this
Vehicle\Motorcycle  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn
Object number:
S/NPG.88.70.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Irving Penn, 1967
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.88.70.23

Hippie Family Ferguson, 1967

Artist:
Irving Penn, 16 Jun 1917 - 7 Oct 2009  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Platinum-palladium print
Dimensions:
Image: 52.3 x 49.1 cm (20 9/16 x 19 5/16")
Sheet: 63.4 × 55.8 cm (24 15/16 × 21 15/16")
Mount: 66 × 55.8 cm (26 × 21 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967 (printed 1982)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Interior\Studio  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn
Object number:
S/NPG.88.70.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967 Irving Penn
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.88.70.24

Hippie Family Kelly - San Francisco

Artist:
Irving Penn, 16 Jun 1917 - 7 Oct 2009  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Platinum-palladium print
Dimensions:
Image: 42.2 x 36.1 cm (16 5/8 x 14 3/16")
Sheet: 58.1 × 50.7 cm (22 7/8 × 19 15/16")
Mount: 61 × 50.7 cm (24 × 19 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967 (printed 1981)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn
Object number:
S/NPG.88.70.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967 Irving Penn and Cowles Publications Inc.
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.88.70.25

Hippie Group - San Francisco, 1967

Artist:
Irving Penn, 16 Jun 1917 - 7 Oct 2009  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Platinum-palladium print
Dimensions:
Image: 49 x 55.6 cm (19 5/16 x 21 7/8")
Sheet: 55.8 × 63.2 cm (21 15/16 × 24 7/8")
Mount: 55.8 × 66 cm (21 15/16 × 26")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967 (printed 1969)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Interior\Studio  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn
Object number:
S/NPG.88.70.26
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967 Irving Penn
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.88.70.26

The Examining Committee

Artist:
Walter K. Kinstler, c. 1895 - c. 1924  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
India ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 17.7cm x 16.9cm (6 15/16" x 6 5/8")
Sheet: 21cm x 29.1cm (8 1/4" x 11 7/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1923
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.91.173
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.91.173

World Leaders

Artist:
Walter K. Kinstler, c. 1895 - c. 1924  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
India ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 12cm x 37.5cm (4 3/4" x 14 3/4")
Sheet: 13cm x 38cm (5 1/8" x 14 15/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1923
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Uncle Sam  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.91.194
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.91.194

Political Convention (Chicago, 1956)

Artist:
George Tames, 1919 - 1994  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 33.6cm x 25.9cm (13 1/4" x 10 3/16")
Mount: 50.6cm x 40.4cm (19 15/16" x 15 7/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Illinois\Cook\Chicago
Date:
1956
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Sign\Placard  Search this
Equipment\Camera\Tripod  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Star  Search this
Interior\Convention hall  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Frances O. Tames
Object number:
S/NPG.94.147
Restrictions & Rights:
© George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.94.147

Unidentified Man and Woman

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.5cm x 12.5cm (3 3/8" x 4 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical  Search this
Architecture\Door  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.366
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.366

Unidentified Man and Women

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.7cm x 12.5cm (3 7/16" x 4 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Tool\Axe  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.367
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.367

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By