Accepting Plaque from British Army

ID: 86-7236-18

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Event

Date: 1986

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder August 1986

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Summary

Bill Withuhn (l.), deputy chairman of National Museum of American History's Science and Technology Department, in Annapolis, Maryland in July to greet captain and crew of a British Army sailing yacht carrying a 60 lb. iron plaque from the Ironbridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire for NMAH's transportation collections. It read: "4th July 1986 ... Celebrating the links between the Birthplace of Industry and the New World."

Subject

  • Withuhn, Bill
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, August 1986

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder August 1986

Contact information

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

Date

1986

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Topic

  • British Army
  • Transportation
  • Gifts
  • Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print

ID Number

86-7236-18

Physical description

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

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