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Smithsonian collection of automobiles and motorcycles

Smith Hempstone Oliver

Smithsonian collection of automobiles and motorcycles

by Smith Hempstone Oliver

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motorcycles -- Collectors and collecting.,
  • Automobiles -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    A revision of United States National Museum bulletins 198 and 213.

    Statement[by] Smith Hempstone Oliver and Donald H. Berkebile.
    SeriesSmithsonian publication -- 4719
    ContributionsBerkebile, Donald H., Smithsonian Institution.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20181980M

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The Smithsonian Collection of Automobiles and Motorcycles Paperback – January 1, by Smith Hempstone OLIVER (Author)Author: Smith Hempstone OLIVER. TITLE: The Smithsonian Collection of Automobiles & Motorcycles By: Smith Hempstone Oliver & Donald H.

Berkebile Year: Softcover Synopsis: A walk through the development of the automobile and motorcycle as presented by the Smithsonian Collection, based in Washington, Rating: % positive. Smithsonian Automobile Collection This introductory text is pulled from the Smithsonian Publication "Automobiles and Motorcycles in the U.S.

National Museum" written by curator Smith Hempstone Oliver. At present a large number of collections of antique automobiles exist.

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Berkebile online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Print This introductory text is pulled from the Smithsonian Publication "Automobiles and Motorcycles in the U.S. National Museum" written by curator Smith Hempstone Oliver. At present a large number of collections of antique automobiles exist in the United States.

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Automobiles and Motorcyles in the Smithsonian Collection, GASOLINE AUTOMOBILES. Duryea, page 33 Haynes, page 35 Balzer, page 37 Olds, page 41 Winton, page 43 Knox, page 45 Kelsey and Tilney, page 48 Autocar, page 55 Pierce, page 59 Franklin, page 64 Winton Racing Car, page 70Price: $ Yes, the Smithsonian does have an automobile collection.

Part of the National Museum of American History's (NMAH) broader transportation collection, it's comparatively small and relatively unknown.

- Vintage, Classic & Modern/Futuristic Motorcycles that are too beautifully well designed and should be preserved a national museum. See more ideas about Futuristic motorcycle, Smithsonian museum, Motorcycle pins. The Early, Deadly Days of Motorcycle Racing Smithsonian Magazine but around wooden tracks built specifically for cars and motorcycles began to appear in Los Angeles and then elsewhere.

The Smithsonian's collections represent our nation's rich heritage, art from across the globe, and the immense diversity of the natural and cultural world. The scope of objects in Smithsonian collections is staggering—from ancient Chinese bronzes to the Star-Spangled Banner; from a billion.

The Smithsonian's cycle collection began in when J. Elfreth Watkins, curator of transportation, accessioned a velocipede. This group focuses on the bicycles from the book Wheels and Wheeling: The Smithsonian Cycle Collection.

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The Libraries' physical collections comprise million books and manuscripts, along with overpieces of ephemera, microfilm, photo collections and a/v material, housed in over 21 locations in Washington, Maryland, New York, and Panama. Some of those collections are available via inter-library loan request through your local public, school, or corporate library.

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