Power Machinery Hall, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F20_003]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 20, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F20_003

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Summary

Interior view, Power Machinery Hall in the Arts and Industries Building, featuring (left to right) John Stevens marine boiler (1804); a group of boiler models in wall cases; a large photo mural of 1400 hp Corliss engine from the Centennial Exposition in 1876; a Corliss beam pumping engine, (circa 1880); a horizontal slide valve steam engine (1864); and a John Stevens boat engine (1804).

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Engineering and Industries

Notes

USNM No. 44518D

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 20, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F20_003

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1957
  • Circa 1957

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
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F20_003]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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