Langley's Aerodrome Shop, South Shed

ID: 92-3572

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1975

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Summary

Samuel P. Langley's Aerodrome Shop in South Shed built in 1898 and located in the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building. Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was an astrophysicist and third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1887-1906). He was also founder of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. He did research in aeronautics and attempted to build the first manned flying machine.

Subject

  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Aerodrome Shop
  • South Shed
  • South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, September 1975

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1975

Contact information

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

Date

1900

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Topic

  • Aerodromics
  • Airplanes
  • Astrophysicists
  • Aerodrome
  • Secretaries
  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

92-3572

Physical description

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

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