Rigging whale skull in Evolution Hall

ID: 2002-32264

Creator: Clark, Chip

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1970s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 3 Folder May 1979

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Summary

A workman is suspended from the ceiling with rigging as he is installing the huge blue whale skull, called the "Big Blue," from the ceiling in the "Dynamics of Evolution" hall in the National Museum of Natural History.

Author

Clark, Chip

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Dynamics of Evolution (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, May 1979

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 3 Folder May 1979

Contact information

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

Date

1978

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Moving of artifacts
  • Skulls
  • Personnel management
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Ceilings
  • Whales
  • Skeleton
  • Blue whales
  • Blue whales
  • Ceilings
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Exhibitions
  • Installation
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Skeleton
  • Skulls
  • Whales
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-32264

Physical description

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

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