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Construction of Staircase in Sackler Gallery

Creator:
Tinsley, Jeff
Title:
Construction of Staircase in Sackler Gallery
Date:
1985
Summary:
Construction of the grand staircase in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG) which begins at ground level and descends to the second level. A diamond-shaped fountain on the third and deepest level may be viewed through diamond-shaped apertures on the ground and second levels. The temporary wooden railings will be replaced by brass. The very top of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), or "Castle," is visible above the construction
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Construction, Construction workers, Museum buildings, Art museums
Subjects:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.), Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Interior
Local Number:
85-6243-9
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Construction; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!10070~!0#focus
Construction of Staircase in Sackler Gallery, by Tinsley, Jeff, 1985, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 85-6243-9.

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