Hall of Electricity, National Museum of History and Technology

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Interior view, Hall of Electricity in the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as National Museum of American History, covering the development of the science of electricity, featuring "The Electric Kiss," an operating reconstruction of a typical 18th century parlor demonstration.


  • National Museum of History and Technology Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy
  • National Museum of History and Technology


SPS No. 72-5122

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder 03C, Image No. SIA_000095_B45_F03C_001

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1972
  • May 22, 1972

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  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B45_F03C_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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