Restoring Old Clocks and Constructing Mechanical Models

ID: SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-6577]

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Form/Genre: Lantern slides

Date: 1925

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-6577

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Summary

Frank A. Taylor and Wilfrid L. Dawsey are in the shop on the third floor, East Central, of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, c. 1925. They are working on objects from the collections including the mechanism of the hand-made wrought iron tower clock from the Evangelical Reformed Church in Frederick, Maryland. Made in 1791, it was known locally as "Barbara Fritchie's clock."

Subject

  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • United States National Museum
  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)

Notes

  • Also known as MAH-11087B
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 22A, Folder: 52.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-6577

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1925

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Topic

Form/Genre

Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-6577]

Physical description

4 x 3.25;