Overall View of the Quad Across Independence Ave

ID: 87-7964-1

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder Quad with Street

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Summary

Behind the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), the "Castle," is the site of the Smithsonian's museum complex on Independence Avenue. The site consists of the four-acre Enid A. Haupt Garden atop the underground complex; the entrance pavilions to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Asian Art) (AMSG) with pyramided roof (left) and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) with domed roof (right); and a copper-domed kiosk, entranceway to the S. Dillon Ripley International Center (RC). Also visible on the left is a portion of the Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) and on the right a portion of the Arts & Industries Building (A&I).

Author

Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • South Yard
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder Quad with Street

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

  • Kiosk
  • Museum buildings
  • Gardens
  • Landscapes
  • Independence Avenue
  • Gardens, Victorian
  • Domes

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

87-7964-1

Physical description

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

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