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Wax jack/taper jack

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1750
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 19.7 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron wax jack or taper stand with trefoil feet supporting square platform with scalloped edge and engraved; with central support for scissor like clippers and applied stem handle with seven-lobed leaf terminus.
Object Number: 
Z.2886
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 306
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1750
eMuseum Object ID: 
37977
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nutmeg grater/tobacco shredder

Date: 
ca. 1675-1775
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 6 3/4 in. (1.3 × 3.5 × 17.1 cm)
Description: 
Wood nutmeg grater carved with male figure, basket of tulips and scrolled foliated designs; pierced iron grater inset on opposite side.
Object Number: 
INV.743
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 304
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
12983
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nutmeg grater

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1675-1775
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 2 in. (0.6 × 16.5 × 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Iron nutmeg grater (or snuff rasp) with pierced iron grater and small bowl or nutmeg receptical at top; foliate motifs and mask-like male faces chased on lid and opposite side; mounted figure engraved at center of lid which hinges on iron pin at base; quiver, arrow, and bow engraved on reverse of lid.
Object Number: 
INV.748
Marks: 
written: on inside of lid: "2251"
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 304
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
12982
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wafer iron

Classification: 
Date: 
1720-1820
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 85.1 x 21 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron wafer iron; rectangular plates and tapering handles; interior of both plates are impressed with leaves, flowers, and a house and a grid pattern.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1181
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 303
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
11255
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

N Amsterdam, ou N Iork in Ameriq

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
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Date: 
ca. 1700
Medium: 
Colored engraving
Description: 
Credit Line: 
The New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
PR.020.FF.13
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 189-92
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1702
eMuseum Object ID: 
64124
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

A Brief Description of NEW-YORK: Formerly Called New-Netherlands..

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1670
Dimensions: 
Closed: 7 1/2 × 5 7/8 × 1/8 in. (19.1 × 14.9 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y.1670.Den
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 192-3
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1670
eMuseum Object ID: 
64123
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Het gezandtschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Companie...

Classification: 
Date: 
1693
Dimensions: 
Closed: 13 in. × 8 5/8 in. × 2 7/8 in. (33 × 21.9 × 7.3 cm)
Description: 
Author: Johannes Nieuhof (1618-1672) 2 pts. in 1 v. : ill., maps
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y-q.1693.Nieuhof
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 156-7
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1693
eMuseum Object ID: 
64122
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Indiæ Orientalis. II. pars : in qva Iohan.

Classification: 
Date: 
1599
Dimensions: 
Closed: 12 1/2 in. × 8 1/2 in. × 2 in. (31.8 × 21.6 × 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623?), Johann Israel de Bry (d. 1611), Gotthard Arthus (b. 1568), Bilibaldus Strobaeus, Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1563-1611), et al. Frankfurt: Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry, 1601-1606 1599, [12], 114, [8] p., [42] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (engravings), port., maps (fol.)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y-q.1598.Ind
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 147-148.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1599
eMuseum Object ID: 
64120
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën... Volume 5, part 1 (deel 5, stuk 1)

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1724-1726
Dimensions: 
Closed: 14 1/2 in. × 9 3/4 in. × 2 in. (36.8 × 24.8 × 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Author: François Valentijn (1666-1727) 5 v. in 9 : ill., plates (partly folded), ports., folded maps, folded plans, folded tables ; 34 cm. Oversize
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y.1724.V
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 149-150
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1726
eMuseum Object ID: 
64119
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Beschryvinge van Nieuvv-Nederlant

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
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Date: 
1656
Dimensions: 
Closed: 7 7/8 × 5 7/8 × 3/8 in. (20 × 14.9 × 1 cm)
Description: 
Author: Adriaen van der Donck (c. 1620 – c. 1655) 1655, [8], 100, [4] p. : ill. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y.1656.D
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 179-181
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1656
eMuseum Object ID: 
64118
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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