Visit of Margaret Thatcher to NASM

ID: 85-2774-2

Creator: Hrabak, Dale

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: April 1985

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Summary

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was in Washington, D.C. February 21, 1985, and because her flight was grounded an extra 10 hours by a forecast of fog, she got to see the National Air and Space Museum. Photo shows Thatcher walking under the Spirit of St. Louis. She also saw the IMAX movie "Hail Columbia" and had a close-up look at the Wright Flyer.

Subject

  • Thatcher, Margaret
  • IMAX Corporation
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Spirit of St. Louis (Airplane)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, April 1985. The caption also mentions a Washington Post article about the visit.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: April 1985

Contact information

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

Date

1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Politicians
  • Celebrities and Dignitaries
  • Statesmen
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

Place

Great Britain

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

85-2774-2

Physical description

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

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