Moving the Pendulum, NMAH

images for Moving the Pendulum, NMAH
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Featured in TORCH, September 1987
Summary
Exhibits staffers (l-r): Tom Tearman, Lyle Steede and Dick Wakefield dismantle the Foucault's Pendulum to make way for "A Material World." The pendulum was moved upstairs to the Mall level and a glass floor was installed beneath it so that it could be seen from below.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder September 1987
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Exhibitions
Foucault's pendulum
Renovations
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Special events
Wakefield, Dick
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions
No restrictions
Author
Tinsley, Jeff
Subject
Steede, Lyle
Tearman, Tom
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
Physical description
Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
1987
Type
Photographic print
Event
Standard number
87-10467-8