"The Museum," Great Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B41_F15_015]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1857

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 15, Image No. SIA_000095_B41_F15_015

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Summary

Engraving, interior view of "The Museum" in the Lower Main Hall, now known as the Great Hall, in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle, showing the proposed triple-tiered galleries.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Notes

  • USNM No. 43804H
  • SPS Copy Nos. 75-12247 and 91-17967
  • See "An account of the Smithsonian Institution, its founder, building, operations, etc.," by William Jones Rhees, 1858, p. 20.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 15, Image No. SIA_000095_B41_F15_015

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1857
  • 1857 (copied 1950s)

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Engraving

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B41_F15_015]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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