Polly Willman and Marianne Heath

ID: 88-18181-18

Creator: Long, Eric

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1988

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder January 1989

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Summary

Conservator Polly Willman delicately vacuums one of the gowns from the first-ladies collection as Museum Technician Marianne Heath packages an accessory for American History's Division of Conservation. The two women readied a number of the famous gowns for a journey to the Museum Support Center for conservation.

Subject

  • Willman, Polly
  • Heath, Marianne
  • First Ladies Hall
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, January 1989

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder January 1989

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1988

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Clothing and dress
  • Employees
  • Ecology
  • Museums
  • History
  • Costume
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • First Ladies Gowns
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
  • National Collections
  • Conservation
  • Costumes
  • Women--History
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museums--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

88-18181-18

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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