Balloon in Rotunda of the Arts and Industries Building

images for Balloon in Rotunda of the Arts and Industries Building
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
See Neg. # 66727-15 for a view of the balloon hanging in the Rotanda of the Arts and Industries Building.
Summary
Workers prepare a hot air balloon to hang in the Rotunda of the Arts and Industries Building. The centerpiece of the Charles Eames exhibit 'Photography and the City: The Evolution of an Art and a Science', which opened June 6, 1968, the balloon was used to illustrate the method used to take the first aerial photo in the United States.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-008
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Interiors
National Collections
Arts and Industries Building--Rotunda
Photography and the City: The Evolution of an Art and a Science
Rotundas
Photography
Exhibitions
Balloons
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions
Unknown
Author
Unknown
Subject
Eames, Charles
Arts and Industries Building
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 1.5 w x 1h (35mm); Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Black and White Negative
May 28, 1968
Type
Exhibit
Negative
Standard number
OPA-1353-15