Refitting Hands of the Castle Clock, Flag Tower, Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: SIA2011-1452 or 91-13640-37

Creator: Long, Eric

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1991

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: October 1991

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Summary

National Museum of American History's David Todd lends his clockmaker's art to the tricky job of refitting the newly gold-leafed hands to the clock of the Flag Tower of the Smithsonian Institution Building. Scaffolding has been erected. The image looking north, shows the National Museum of American History across the National Mall.

Author

Long, Eric

Subject

  • Todd, David
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Flag Tower

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The clock located on the Flag Tower faces all four sides of the tower: north, south, east, and west.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: October 1991

Contact information

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

Date

1991

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Clocks and watches
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Scaffolding
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2011-1452 or 91-13640-37

Physical description

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

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