Exhibit of China Used by John Adams

ID: 41487-D or MAH-41487D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1951

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 5

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Summary

Exhibit of china used as the State Service during the John Adams Administration. The Crown Derby tea set is in the base of the exhibit case. These objects are from the Adams-Clement Collection which was given to the museum by Miss Mary Lousia Adams Clement. The exhibit is in the Arts and Industries Building.

Subject

  • Adams, John 1735-1826
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1951

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Tableware
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Porcelain, Chinese
  • Exhibitions
  • Table setting and decoration
  • Adams-Clement Collection
  • Crown Derby tea set
  • Decorative arts

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

41487-D or MAH-41487D

Physical description

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

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