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Engraving of the Rotunda in the United States National Museum

Creator:
Unknown
Title:
Engraving of the Rotunda in the United States National Museum
Date:
1886
Notes:
From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886, page 20
Summary:
Illustration (Fig. 6) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" of the Rotunda of the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building) with visitors walking and sitting among Native American displays, the fountain and living plants
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Indians of North America, Museum visitors, Visitor's Guide, Exhibitions, Museum buildings, Botany, Plants
Subjects:
United States National Museum, Arts and Industries Building, Arts and Industries Building Rotunda
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
Engraving, Interior, Exhibit
Local Number:
95-20346
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Engraving
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!9150~!0#focus
Engraving of the Rotunda in the United States National Museum, by Unknown, 1886, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 95-20346.

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