Textile Exhibit in A&I, 1957

ID: MAH 56766

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 43 Folder 30

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Summary

South Hall of the Arts and Industries Building, showing the Textiles exhibit, May 1957. Hanging from the ceiling is the Caudron Airplane, 1917, and the "Statue of Freedom" is in the Rotunda.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Statue of Freedom (Statue)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Through the cooperation of the Architect of the Capitol, Hon. Edward Clark, the original full-size plaster model of the "Statue of Freedom" by sculptor Thomas Crawford which sits atop the dome of the United States Capitol Building was transferred from the basement of the Capitol to the United States National Museum building, now the Arts and Industries Building, and was installed in the Rotunda on December 15, 1890.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 43 Folder 30

Contact information

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

Date

1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Caudron Airplane
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • Statues
  • Rotundas
  • National Collections
  • Textiles
  • Textile fabrics

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MAH 56766

Physical description

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

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