Textile Technology Exhibit, A&I Building

ID: 21389 or MAH-21389

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 26

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Summary

Exhibit case from the Textile Technology exhibit with the label "Synoptic History of Invention: Spindles, Shuttles and Looms" in the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, in the late 19th century. Exhibit case has been moved outside in order to photograph it. The exhibit illustration the history of textile technology through artifacts.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 26

Contact information

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

Date

1880s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Looms
  • Shuttles
  • History of Technology
  • Technology
  • Exhibitions
  • Spindles
  • Textiles
  • Textile fabrics

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

21389 or MAH-21389

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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