Franklin Printing Press, Historic and Personal Relics Exhibit, United States National Museum

ID: 2002-10657

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Cyanotype

Date: 1890s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 34

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Summary

The Franklin Printing Press on display in the Historic and Personal Relics Exhibit in the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. Ceramics can be seen in a nearby exhibit case.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The original negative number is 2954, but that negative has been lost. The printing press is difficult to see because it is in a glass exhibit case and there is a great amount of reflection of nearby exhibits on the glass.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 34

Contact information

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

Date

1890s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Printing
  • Exhibit cases
  • Exhibitions
  • Historic and Personal Relics Exhibit
  • Franklin Printing Press
  • Ceramics
  • Printing presses

Form/Genre

  • Cyanotype
  • Object

ID Number

2002-10657

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Cyanotype

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