Pig-iron Smelting

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3830]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 011, Image No. MAH-3830

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Fire-brick stoves for heating the blast of air before it goes into the furnace.


  • Dewey, Fred. P (Frederic Perkins) 1855-1921
  • United States National Museum
  • a United States National Museum Department of Metallurgy and Economic Geology


  • Collected by curator of metallurgy and economic geology, Frederic P. Dewey, to illustrate metallurgical processes and mineral resources of the United States.
  • Description from "Bulletin of the United States National Museum, No. 42: A Preliminary Descriptive Catalogue of the Systematic Collections in Economic Geology and Metallurgy in the United States National Museum," page xvi.
  • USNM. No. 54641.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 011, Image No. MAH-3830

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1880
  • 1880s

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  • Mining
  • Ironwork
  • Mineral industries
  • Metal-work
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Iron foundries
  • Metallurgy


Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3830]

Physical description

5 x 8;

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