Mural Located End of Quadrangle Concourse

ID: 87-6702

Creator: Lautman, Robert

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder HAAS Mural

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Summary

At the end of the three-story high concourse in the Smithsonian Institution's underground complex, which includes the National Museum of African Art, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, offices, classrooms, and the S. Dillon Ripley International Center, is an illusionist mural by Richard Haas. The mural depicts through ancient stone arches the Arts and Industries Building and the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle," both located above ground, adjacent to the underground complex.

Author

Lautman, Robert

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder HAAS Mural

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1987

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Concourse
  • Mural painting and decoration
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Haas, Richard

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

87-6702

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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