National Air Museum Building in South Yard

ID: 2003-19564

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1920's

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 562, Box 1, Folder: Photographs- NHB including the laying of the corner stone

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Summary

The National Air Museum building in the South Yard seen from the southeast side with a French made Renault tank and a German howitzer sitting by its door. On the street many automobiles from the 1920's are parked and in the foreground is wrought iron fences around yards. The Air Museum building was a temporary metal building from World War I military work. The Smithsonian Institution Building is seen in the background.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Air Museum (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The old negative number is 30599, but that negative could not be found. Negative number 30599a is a similar photograph from the south-west view.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 562, Box 1, Folder: Photographs- NHB including the laying of the corner stone

Contact information

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

Date

1920's

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Renault tank
  • Tanks
  • Fences
  • Automobiles
  • German howitzer

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

2003-19564

Physical description

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

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