Technology Exhibit in A&I East Hall

ID: SIA2010-2577 or 4492 or MAH-4492

Creator: Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1888-90

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 1 and Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 27

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Summary

Technology exhibit in the East Hall (looking west) of the Arts and Industries Building, before the 1890 installation of the Thomas Crawford Statue of Freedom. The John Bull Engine is in the hall by 1887; Engine Tender is installed in 1888.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum East Hall
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

USNM R 1891, p. 175; Semi Annual Report of Superintendent of Bldgs, 1887; RU 198; USNM R 1889, p.101

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 1 and Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 27

Contact information

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

Date

1888-90

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Trains
  • Railroads
  • Technology
  • John Bull (Steam locomotive)
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • National Collections
  • Locomotives
  • Railroads--Trains

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2010-2577 or 4492 or MAH-4492

Physical description

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

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