Philadelphia Centennial, Steel Manufacture

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Case illustrating the Manufacture of Crucible Steel at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. Other exhibits are visible in the background. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exhibition.


Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)


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"To accompany Professor Baird's Report on the Smithsonian Institution Participation"

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 26

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  • Manufacturing industries
  • Artifacts
  • History of Technology
  • Exhibitions
  • Steel
  • Expositions
  • Manufacturing
  • Exhibitions--Philadelphia (Pa.)


Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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