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By John H. Landis

Within the Numismatic selection of the Mint
of the USA at Philadelphia / Каталог Монет, Токенов и Медалей
в Нумизматической Коллекции Монетного Двора
Соединенных Штатов в Филадельфии
Описание:
Каталог в основе своей описывает состояние нумизматической Коллекции Соединенных Штатов на 1914 год.
Представлено описание монет мира, можно сказать, начало «Краузе». Описаний много, картинок мало, 1914 год.

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T. Barnum. 60 In practice, the taxonomies that Goode developed and applied grew from the classification of ethnographic specimens and natural resources and had little to do with history. As one of four exhibits mounted in the centennial fair’s Government Building, the Smithsonian contribution featured displays about animals, commercial fisheries, minerals, and Indian artifacts. Elsewhere in the Government Building were displays by the War Department, the Treasury, and the Patent Office, the latter exhibiting some five thousand patent models with a small collection of its famous historical relics, including George Washington’s dress uniform, camp chest, and the Franklin cane [Fig.

74 Goode’s loan agreement did not prevent the museum from soliciting comparable material for its own collection. But it did prevent donations from the DAR—the group that proved to be the most productive source of Revolutionary relics—from entering the museum’s collection, while the hope of receiving relics from the SAR and the AHA remained just that. Goode might have given them display cases as well, had they anything to contribute. The museum received from the SAR only a banquet favor in the shape of a miniature Franklin stove and a brick that an SAR member had collected at Wakefield, George Washington’s boyhood home.

Often featured as attractions in nineteenth-century museums, curios bridged the distinctions between education and entertainment. 2 The term historical artifact has replaced the word relic in today’s museum nomenclature, and souvenirs are no longer taken but purchased. This long transition in curatorial thought and practice can be traced through the story of the Smithsonian’s origins. The original forebearer of today’s National Museum of American History was the United States National Museum, organized under the administrative umbrella of the Smithsonian in the nineteenth century.

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