The Albatross: Mess Room (B)
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Interior view of the mess room aboard the ship The Albatross. The mess room features a table with seven chairs, a low hanging chandelier, and a leather couch seen on the right side of the image. The Albatross is the first example of Edison's electricity on a ship. Smithsonian Institution scientists traveled aboard the Albatross on scientific expeditions. The ship has a fully functioning science lab.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007620, Box 6, Folder 3
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
SIA2009-3218 and 85-6484
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic Print