Charles Roswell

ID: 96-926

Creator: Blume, David

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder April 1977

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Summary

Charles Roswell, Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, exhibits specialist, working on the balloon frame house display in the National Museum of History and Technology Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past. Balloon frame construction consists of thin, precut, sawed lumber held together with iron nail rather than wooden pegs. It was a cheap form of construction in the mid 1800's.

Author

Blume, David

Subject

  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, April 1977

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder April 1977

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

No restrictions

Topic

  • Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past (Exhibition)
  • Construction
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Architecture
  • Exhibitions
  • Roswell, Charles
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Architecture, domestic
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

96-926

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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