Surgical Scissors

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0047
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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British Flintlock Pistol

Date:
c. 1813
Creator:
John Sharpe
Description (physical):

.54 caliber. Brass barrrel.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0034
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Donald F. Stewart
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Blunderbuss

Date:
c. 1781-1815
Creator:
Newton
Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0032
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Howard L. Wheeler
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Surprize Captures The Harwich Packet

Creator:
E. Tufnell
Description (physical):

Watercolor.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0006
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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American Anvil

Date:
1850
Creator:
Mark Smith

American smiths imported anvils from England until the middle of the 19th century. Mark Fisher was the first American to manufacture anvils. He made this cast iron anvil about 1850.

Description (physical):

Cast Iron

Location:
300 North St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Institution:
State Museum of Pennsylvania

Queen Anne Of Cleves

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Queen Anne of Cleves (1515-1557), the fourth wife of Henry VIII is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Anne's marriage to Henry VII was never consummated and was ultimately annulled. It is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18", W: 10 15/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0051
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Catharine Of Arragon

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Catharine of Aragon (1485-1536), the first wife of Henry VIII and later wife to Arthur, Prince of Wales, is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Catharine also served as the first ambassador in European history when she was appointed ambassador to the Spanish court. The engraving is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18 1/4", W: 11 1/2"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0052
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Henry, Prince Of Wales

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Henry Frederick Stuart, Prince of Wales (1594-1612), is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Henry was the son of King James I, but predeceased his father. The engraving is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 19 3/8", W: 11 1/4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0053
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Anne Of Denmark

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Anne of Demark (1574-1619), wife of King James I, is accompanied by a biographical treatise. The engraving is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18 1/8", W: 11"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0054
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Queen Catharine Howard

Date:
1751
Creator:
Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
Publisher/Studio:
London: Knapton

This portrait of Queen Catherine Howard (1525-1542), fifth wife of King James I, is accompanied by a biographical treatise. Catherine was beheaded less than two years after marrying the king on charges of treason (i.e. adultery). The engraving is from the series "Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain" by Thomas Birch.

Description (physical):

H: 18 1/8", W: 11 1/4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0055
Institution:
American Heritage Archives