George Washington's Camp Stool at NMHT

ID: SIA RU000371 [75-16111]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: January 1976, Image No. 75-16111

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Summary

Folding camp stool (AF*79371M) used by General George Washington during the American Revolution.

Subject

  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," January 1976.
  • Acquired by the Division of Military History at the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History, in 1975. The stool went on display in Armed Forces Hall in Washington's tent where it might have been used originally.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: January 1976, Image No. 75-16111

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1975
  • December 17, 1975
  • Revolution, 1775-1783

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

  • History
  • Presidents

Place

United States

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [75-16111]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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