Electromagnetic Telegraph Exhibit in A&I

ID: MAH9158

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 8

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Summary

The Electromagnetic Telegraph exhibit in the South East Range of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The telegraphy collection reflected the interests of the first Secretary, Joseph Henry, in the development of the telegraph.

Subject

  • Vail, Alfred
  • Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • South-East Range of the United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 8

Contact information

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

Date

1920s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Telegraph
  • Technology
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MAH9158

Physical description

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

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