At Work on Floor Mosaic, NMHT

ID: 77-13380-27A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder January 1978

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Summary

Edith Dietze, volunteer Elba Olson, Cathy Valentour and volunteer Ann Tschingas (l-r) work on the 6 x 9 foot polychrome floor mosaic from a first century Carthaginian temple that is a part of the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, collection. The mosaic was severely damaged during moving. The restoration began in June of1976, and took more than 16 months to complete.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, January 1978

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder January 1978

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

  • Women
  • Restoration
  • Mosaics, Ancient
  • Olson, Elba
  • Valentour, Cathy
  • Tschingas, Ann
  • Volunteers
  • Dietze, Edith
  • Objects

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

77-13380-27A

Physical description

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

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