Relics of George Washington on Exhibit in A&I

ID: SIA2010-2740 or MAH 48727-A or MAH48727A or 48727-A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1891

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 5

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Summary

The relics of George Washington on exhibit as part of the Ethnology exhibit in the North Hall of the United States National Museum, 1891 (now the Arts and Industries Building). Washington's relics were one of the earliest collections of the United States National Museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building North Hall
  • National Collections
  • Historic and Personal Relics Exhibit

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1891

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Relics
  • History
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology
  • Collectibles

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2010-2740 or MAH 48727-A or MAH48727A or 48727-A

Physical description

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

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