North and Flag Towers of the Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: 72-1970

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1870

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 25, Folder: 3

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Summary

View of the North Tower, the Flag Tower and the Carriage Porch of the Smithsonian Institution Building from across the National Mall in the late 19th century. Trees and tall grass are in the foreground.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building North Towers
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Flag Tower

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Similar view but including East Wing and Campanile Tower: neg # 72-1968.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 25, Folder: 3

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1870

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • North Front
  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • North Entrance
  • Carriage Porch
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--North Entrance
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--North Front

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

72-1970

Physical description

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

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