Solar Shed in the South Yard

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian
This image is located in the Walter A. Shropshire Oral History Interviews.
Solar shed in the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle." This shed housed solar collectors for Secretary Charles G. Abbot's scientific research.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9597, Box 1, Folder: Interivew 15
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Solar collectors
SI Buildings
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
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South Yard
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 9.37w x 7.39h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic print
c. 1950s
Standard number
SIA2011-1493 and 4694