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MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Knife
Description:  
Case: 9.5 x 2.75 (not incl. strings) Dimension:W:1.125in L:10.500in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Metal knife with wooden handle. Leather case with leather straps on either end of the top, and multicolored glass beading on front side of case. "Montagnais - Naskapi" is marked on box and label inside box. Presented with the papers of Frank Gouldsmith Speck (APS Library).
Call #:  
01.C.40



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Figurine
Alt. Title:  
Goddess of War Figurine  
Description:  
Dimension:H:9.250in W:4.250in D:3.625in
Creator:
Unknown
Dates:
Mexico
Abstract:  

Black figurine of bird-like creature with knees tucked into chest and hands on knees. Left foot broken off. Marked as "Mexican."
Call #:  
01.C.65



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Bottle
Description:  
Dimension:H:6.500in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Brown-black Native American earthenware bottle with narrow top and stopper.
Call #:  
01.C.66



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Arrow
Description:  
Dimension:W:0.563in L:6.000in Widest point
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Short arrow made of bone and wood.
Call #:  
01.C.68



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Spear
Description:  
Dimension:L:29.500in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Wood spear with bone tip.
Call #:  
01.C.67



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Arrow
Description:  
Dimension:W:0.938in L:29.500in Widest point
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Seven metal-tipped arrows. Triangular arrow heads with holes in center and sharpened edges. Marked as originating with "Miami Indians."
Call #:  
01.C.69



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Spear
Description:  
Dimension:W:2.000in L:41.250in Dia:3.250in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Spear, shaft made of wood, pointed head of metal.
Call #:  
01.C.70



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Coin
Description:  
Dimension:D:0.031in Dia:0.750in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Obverse: bas-relief of male figure wearing Indian headdress encircled by 13 stars. Reverse: floral wreath encircles "PENNY / SAVED / IS A / PENNY / EARNED."
Call #:  
M-F85-78



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Gourd
Description:  
Dimension:L:4.000in Dia:2.750in
Creator:
Unknown
Abstract:  

Brown, hollowed gourd incised with decorative pattern. Two holes at either end. Presented with the papers of Frank G. Speck (APS Library).
Call #:  
01.C.15



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Dodecahedron
Description:  
Dimension:H:3.750in W:3.750in D:3.750in
Creator:
Unknown
Dates:
Found 30 miles from Marietta, Ohio, along the Ohio River
Abstract:  

Black slate stone in the form of a dodecahedron (a geometric solid with twelve flat faces). The side of each pentagon is about one and one half inches. Markings are incised on the faces.
Call #:  
01.C.89



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Pipe
Description:  
Dimension:W:1.500in L:43.500in
Creator:
Possibly Sioux or Osage
Dates:
before 1797
Abstract:  

Wood peace pipe stem with bands of red, white, and black geometric designs. Originally decorated with porcupine quills, no longer extant.
Call #:  
01.C.90



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Pottery
Description:  
Dimension:W:9.000in L:13.750in D:2.500in Dimensions for individual pieces, in inches: 1219 - 1.25 H x 1.75 diam 1227 - 1 L x ..75 W x 75 D 1220 - 1.25 H x 1.75 diam 1222 - .75 H x 1.5 diam 1226 - 1.25 L x 1 W x .75 D 1227 - .75 H x 1.75 diam 1218 - 1.75 H x 5.25 diam
Creator:
Unknown
Dates:
Mexico
Abstract:  

Seven pieces of pottery mounted on wood with wire and glue. Label at top reads "MEXICO" and "71" label on either side of central bowl. Clockwise from left: 1219 - red bowl with pedastal base and painted design 1227 - miniature face 1220 - red bowl with pedastal base 1222 - black seed bowl with incised decoration 1226 - miniature face 1227 - gray seed bowl with incised decoration 1218 (center) - three-toed, red bowl with painted design Marks to the left and right of central bowl show two objects, most likely miniature faces, were removed.
Call #:  
2009.100



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Painting
Alt. Title:  
Portrait of Daniel Garrison Brinton  
Description:  
Dimension:H:41.000in W:36.000in Framed
Creator:
Eakins, Thomas
Dates:
ca. 1900
Abstract:  

Half-length portrait of front-facing figure, with head turned slightly to the left, in front of a sienna background. The subject has graying, brown hair, a gray beard and brown eyes. He is wearing a black coat and waistcoat, a high white collar and a black cravat. Pinned on his left lapel is the red, white, and blue rosette of the Loyal Legion. Unsigned and undated.
Call #:  
58.P.39



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Painting
Alt. Title:  
Portrait of John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder  
Description:  
Dimension:H:18.375in W:16.250in Framed
Creator:
Unknown
Dates:
ca. 1823
Abstract:  

Oval image of half-length figure. Figure faces forward, hands folded on book. Sky and clouds in background.
Call #:  
1978.4



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Bust
Alt. Title:  
Bust of Peter Stephen DuPonceau  
Description:  
Dimension:H:19.000in W:11.500in D:10.500in
Creator:
Fiorelli, Henry
Dates:
ca. 1834
Abstract:  

Life-sized portrait bust of Peter S. DuPonceau. Unclothed/undraped, with squared-off shoulders. Painted on front bottom: "Peter, S, Du, Ponceau."
Call #:  
58.S.25



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Painting
Alt. Title:  
Portrait of Peter Stephen DuPonceau  
Description:  
Dimension:H:39.438in W:34.375in Framed
Creator:
Sully, Thomas
Dates:
1830
Abstract:  

Half-length portrait of a seated figure with his body turned slightly to the right, in front of a medium brown background. The subject has brown, graying hair, brown eyes, and a rosy, brunette complexion. He is wearing spectacles, a brown coat, a black cravat, and a white shirt collar. Signed "TS 1830" in the lower left corner of canvas.
Call #:  
58.P.33



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Medal
Description:  
Dimension:D:0.125in Dia:1.563in
Creator:
Pingo, Lewis
Dates:
18th c.
Abstract:  

Obverse: bas-relief profile portrait of William Penn; "WILLIAM PENN B. 1644 D. 1718" around perimeter. Signed "L.P." on perimeter to right of bust. Reverse: Penn shaking hands with Indian; "BY DEEDS OF PEACE" around perimeter; "PENNSYLVANIA / SETLED / 1681" at bottom.
Call #:  
M-P38-2



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:  
Medal, Commemorative
Description:  
Dimension:D:0.125in Dia:1.438in
Creator:
Unknown
Dates:
1878
Abstract:  

Medal with hook at top, probably to allow medal to be worn as pendant. Obverse: bas-relief of Indians smiting settlers; building burns in background; "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE AND MASSACRE OF WYOMING / JULY 3 1778" around perimeter. Reverse: bridge in foreground and monument in background; "1778 1878" in center and "DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI" around perimeter.
Call #:  
M-W995



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
Circa 1822
Abstract:  

Marginal notes on North American Indians in Champlain's "Voyages de la Nouvelle France..." Includes one page of remarks on Canadian Indians, and a one-page list of words of Montagnais language.
Call #:  
Mss.917.1.C35
Extent:
1 volume(s)



MUSEUM OBJECT

Title:
Painting
Alt. Title:  
Portrait of John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder  
Description:  
Dimension:H:19.250in W:17.000in Framed
Creator:
Krimmel, John L., attributed
Dates:
1820
Abstract:  

Half-length portrait of a standing figure, facing front. The subject's hands are crossed on a cane head and his right elbow rests on a book. Behind his right arm is a black hat. The subject has gray hair, brown eyes, and a fair complexion. He is wearing a tan-gray coat, a brown waistcoat with buttons, and a white collar, shirt, and neckcloth. In the left background is a large rock with a leafy vine growing up the right side. In the right background, behind the figure, is a landscape of hills and forest against a partly cloudy, blue sky. A bark-covered lodge and two Native American figures are depicted in the landscape foreground. Unsigned and undated.
Call #:  
58.P.32



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