Rotunda, A&I Building, Decorated for "1876: A Centennial Exhibition"

ID: 77-3202

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 6 and Accession 11-009

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Summary

The Rotunda of the Arts and Industries Building decorated with bunting which surrounds a staircase and a calliope on display on the balcony as part the "1876: A Centennial Exhibition." In the Rotunda is the fountain and plants, and in the background is the hall containing maritime exhibits. This was a recreation of the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • 1876: A Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

A 8w x10h print is located in Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 6.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 6 and Accession 11-009

Contact information

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

Date

1977

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Calliope
  • Musical instruments
  • Botany
  • Fountains
  • Bunting (Cloth)
  • Exhibitions
  • Plants
  • Rotundas
  • Expositions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit
  • Negative

ID Number

77-3202

Physical description

  • Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 5h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photo Negative
  • Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Ehxhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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