Tower Cap for the Smithsonian Castle's North Tower

ID: 2005-8430

Creator: Robinson, Al

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1970

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99 Box 459 Folder SDR - Photographs, 1970

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Summary

A crane has hoisted the north tower top a little higher than shown in Negative 2005-8429.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building North Towers

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are four photographs of the new North Tower Cap in this series. See Negative # 2005-8428 showing the cap on the ground, Neg. #s 2005-8429 and 2005-8430 hoisting the top, and Neg. # 2005-8431 showing the cap being lowered into place.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99 Box 459 Folder SDR - Photographs, 1970

Contact information

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

Date

1970

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Towers
  • Cranes, derricks, etc
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Roofs
  • Special events
  • Buildings--Conservation and restoration

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2005-8430

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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