Installing Sundial in Victorian Garden

ID: 93-7760-35

Creator: Shayt, David

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1993

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder September 1993

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Summary

Clockmaker David Todd and riggers James Marshall, left, and Harrison Hawkins (back to camera) level the new sundial they installed in the Enid A. Haupt Garden. The sundial sits just outside the south door of the Castle and was built by Todd, a clock expert at the National Museum of American History, calibrated for the longitude and latitude of its location.

Author

Shayt, David

Subject

South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, September 1993

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder September 1993

Contact information

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

Date

1993

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Sundials
  • Gardens
  • Marshall, James
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Hawkins, Harrison
  • Personnel management
  • Todd, David
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Museums--Employees
  • Gardens, Victorian
  • Installation

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

93-7760-35

Physical description

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

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