Flag Hall, Museum of History and Technology

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Contractor photo (project no. 49210) showing visitors, peering down into the lower level where the Foucault Pendulum swings, in the Flag Hall in the nearly completed Museum of History and Technology. The Star-Spangled Banner is visible at right and Horatio Greenough's statue of George Washington is visible down the corridor in the background. The statue was moved in before the building was completed.


  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Star-Spangled Banner (Flag)
  • National Collections


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 6, Folder: 4

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



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  • Flag Hall
  • Foucault's pendulum
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • Museums
  • Flags
  • Statues
  • Horatio Greenough Statue of George Washington
  • Museum visitors


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

297 (not SI)

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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