Construction of the U.S. National Museum Building, 1908

ID: 20822 or MAH-20822

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1908

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5 and Record Unit 562, Box 1

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Summary

The United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History under construction, July 8, 1908. The exterior walls are done and the windows are in. There is scaffolding around the top floor, but no dome.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

In USNM Annual Report for 1908, Plate 3, opposite p. 19.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5 and Record Unit 562, Box 1

Contact information

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

Date

1908

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scaffolding
  • Museum buildings
  • Construction

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

20822 or MAH-20822

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9 1/4w x 6 3/4h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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