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AM Home School (9-11 & Teens) 3/13

  • Hudson River Steamboat

    Slide Notes

    1854

    James Bard (American, 1815–1897 American)

    Details

    The Hudson River Steamboat "Rip van Winkle"

    1854

    James Bard, American, 1815–1897

    Dimensions

    79.06 x 135.25 cm (31 1/8 x 53 1/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    47.1212

    Collections
    Americas More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Model Automobile

    Slide Notes

     

    Al-Toy, a division of Toledo Casting Corporation after original design by Brooks Stevens for Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., about 1948

    Toledo, Ohio, Cast aluminum, paint, plastic. Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection. Photography by Mark Wallison.

     

    Details

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Model Airplane

    Slide Notes

     

    An original airplane manufactured by the Lockheed Corporation, late 1940s

    Details

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Torpedo Pedal Car

    Slide Notes

    designed about 1937–49

    Designed by Viktor Schreckengost, American, 1906–2008Manufactured by Murray Ohio Company, active 1919–1988

    Details

    "Torpedo" pedal car

    designed about 1937–49

    Viktor Schreckengost, American, 1906–2008

    Dimensions

    Length: 94 cm (37 in.)

    Medium

    Steel, chrome, enamel

    Classification

    (not assigned)

    Accession Number

    2010.29

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Axelrod Gallery (1920s & 1930s/Art Deco) - 326 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Follow-Up Activity: BMW asked famous artists to decorate their cars for a special collection - check them out here: http://www.bmwdrives.com/bmw-artcars.php