Construction of John C. Cowing Balloon-Frame House at NMHT

ID: SIA RU000371 [77-6952-01]

Creator: Blume, David

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: April 1977, Image No. 77-6952-01

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Summary

Restoration specialist Charles Rowell works on construction of a balloon-frame house, originally built for farmer John C. Cowing in 1855, for exhibition in the Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past at the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as National Museum of American History.

Subject

  • Rowell, Charles
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • National Museum of History and Technology

Notes

  • Also known as 96-926.
  • Featured in the "Torch," April 1977.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: April 1977, Image No. 77-6952-01

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1977
  • February 18, 1977

Restrictions & Rights

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  • No Known Copyright

Topic

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • Employees
  • Construction projects
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [77-6952-01]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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