Advertisement for New Postal Museum

ID: 92-7382-20A or 92-7382.20a

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1992

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1992

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Summary

Van Ramey, son of National Museum of American History secretary Joyce Ramey, hops across an art construction featuring postage stamps designed to advertise the new postal museum. On November 6, 1990, Secretary Adams and Anthony Frank, then postmaster general of the United States Postal Service signed an agreement to relocate the National Philatelic Collection, at the National Museum of American History, to a new museum in space allocated by the U.S. Postal Service at the historic City Post Office Building, Massachusetts Avenue and North Capitol Street, N.E.

Subject

  • National Postal Museum (U.S.)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Postal History
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, August 1992

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1992

Contact information

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

Date

1992

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Topic

  • Postage stamps
  • Museums
  • Ramey, Van
  • Advertising
  • Stamp collecting
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

92-7382-20A or 92-7382.20a

Physical description

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

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