"The Copernican Century 1450-1550" Exhibit Opening

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-3479]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1973

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 73-3479

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Summary

Opening of "The Copernican Century 1450-1550" at National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now known as National Museum of American History. Put together to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus, featuring 15th and 16th century astronomical instruments, paintings, and other memorabilia borrowed from the Jagellonian University of Krakow, Poland.

Subject

  • Copernicus, Nicolaus 1473-1543
  • Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division
  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Notes

  • Requested from Photographic Services Division by Office of Seminars.
  • Digital contact sheet available.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 73-3479

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1973
  • April 6, 1973

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Exhibitions

Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-3479]

Physical description

35mm;

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