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Willcox & Gibbs, New York | ...
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1.69.265 | 1931 | H: 30 in, width: 31 in, depth: 15.5 in | Needle bar arm is printed in gold: WILLCOX & GIBBS S.M. CO, Gold medallion in machine base has a raised WG monogram with raised lettering: WILLCOX & GIBBS/DEPOSEE/SEWING MACH. Co. NEW YORK, Chrome work plate, left side is stamped: PATENTED IN U.S.A./MAR. 28-82. APRIL 17-83. (TWO)/NOV.22-87. FEB. 12, 19, 26-89./AUG. 28-94. (THREE)//WILLCOX & GIBBS/SEWING MACHINE Co/NEW YORK/LONDON/PARIS/PATENTED IN/GREAT BRITAIN/1502-82, - 1931 - 83./17076-88, - 16385-94./BREVETEE EN FRANCE/S.G.D.G./MADE IN U.S.A. | Willcox and Gibbs sewing machine with oak cabinet and cast iron stand and treadle; black and chrome sewing machine decorated with gold grape leaves and grapes, needle bar arm; chromed work plate is stamped with a stitch information chart in lower right; dark oak cabinet has fold down top-work surface, drop down front and 4 small drawers (B-E) with round knobs in inset finger holes. Bottom right drawer (E) empty but has a paper label glued to right side printed: IMPORTANT/USE ONLY GENUINE NEEDLES/AND BEST SEWING MACHINE OIL/...; cast iron curilinear floral design stand and treadle with WG monogram incorporated into design, dark brown painted with copper-gold highlights, treadle wheel guide has raised lettering: WILLCOX & GIBBS/SAFETY PITMAN/PAT.JAN.25, 1870; flywheel cover has illegible raised lettering; treadle shaft has raised lettering: PAT.AUG. 9 `70. | 1.69.265v2.jpg | 1.69.265.jpg | gold | grapes | grape leaves | sewing machine | oak | gold | medallion | chrome | treadle | cabinet | black | stand | cast iron | Willcox & Gibbs, New York

pocket watch | gold
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1.69.361 | ca. 1900 | Diameter: 1.875 in | Scrolled initials engraved on case back: RJO [stamped and inlaid with gold inside back of works;] BERKSHIRE | Pocket watch, open face, pink gold case. White face with gold numbers, minute marks and hands. White gold 5 minute marks, inset second timer at 6 o'clock has gold numbers and marks with a blue-black hand. Engraving on back of case, stamped inscription inside back of works. According to MJA Collection notes, this watch was "used by Buffalo Bill for many years in starting Wild West show perfomances and given by him to Rosa J. Odell-a cousin by marriage who gave it to Mary Jester Allen." Mrs. Odell added her initials on the back about 1900. | 1.69.361.JPG | numerals | gold | pocket watch | gold

hat | lining | black | ornam...
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1.69.667 | ca. 1870 | Silk lining bold inscription: J. F. Heiberger/(illegible) Washington, D. C. (illegible), size 7 (illegible) | Black cloth and leather military hat with gold braiding and ornaments, plume missing. Gold eagle on front, missing center badge. | 1.69.667front.JPG | 1.69.667back.JPG | eagle | gold | hat | lining | black | ornaments | braiding | gold | silk | leather | cloth

Panning Gold, Wyo...
Leigh, William R. | Painting...
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1.59 | 1949 | H: 32.25 in, width: 40 in, Frame height: 34.875 in, Frame width: 42.75 in, frame depth: 3 in | Panning Gold, Wyoming | Gift of the artist | Leigh painted Panning Gold, Wyoming late in his life, although the study for the landscape was probably painted on one of his trips to Wyoming early in the century. Although his academic training in Munich often led him to paint his figures in a mannered style, this figure of a miner exhibits a complicated but naturalistic pose. | LL: W. R. Leigh, 1949. c. | Book: exhibition catalog, La Mythologie De L' Ouest, Dans L'Art Americain 1830-1940, Laurent Salome, editor, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2007, page 203 | 1.59.jpg | 1.59.jpg | 1.59.jpg | 1.59.JPG | 1.59.jpg | 1.59.web.jpg | Wyoming | miner | stream | gold | Painting | oil on canvas | Leigh, William R.