Alaska State Museum Database

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Have you wanted to explore Alaskan Art but couldn’t make it to Juneau to visit the Alaska State Museum? Today’s State Agency Database highlight fixes that problem:

Alaska State Museum Collections – Searchable catalog of the Museum’s 32,000 cataloged objects including Alaska Native material, historic artifacts, works of art, and natural history specimens. Alaska Native material, amounting to more than 15,000 objects, is the most outstanding part of the collection. Database may be searched by subject, culture, description, object name, maker, location or history.

Here is a sample record with photo:

Alaska State Museum 2003-16-1: candy dish – glass; printed – steamship; tourism

Object Name: candy dish
Accession Number: 2003-16-1
Description: glass; printed
Descriptive Narrative: Shallow glass dish with silk-screened photograph of the steamship S.S. Denali.
Subject: steamship; tourism
Collection Name: History
Dimensions: L: 4 1/2 in, W: 3 1/2 in

For more databases from more states, please see the 50-State Agency Database Registry.

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