Moving the Pendulum, NMAH

ID: 87-10467-8

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder September 1987

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Summary

Exhibits staffers (l-r): Tom Tearman, Lyle Steede and Dick Wakefield dismantle the Foucault's Pendulum to make way for "A Material World." The pendulum was moved upstairs to the Mall level and a glass floor was installed beneath it so that it could be seen from below.

Subject

  • Steede, Lyle
  • Tearman, Tom
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, September 1987

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder September 1987

Contact information

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

Date

1987

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Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • Foucault's pendulum
  • Employees
  • Renovations
  • Special events
  • Wakefield, Dick
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

87-10467-8

Physical description

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

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