Laying First Stone at United States National Museum Building, 1905

ID: 19636 or MAH-19636

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1905

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

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Summary

Laying of the first stone of the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, August 21, 1905. Lowest course, directly east of the North Pavilion.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are three pictures of the event, see also neg. # 19634, 19635.

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

1905

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Building materials
  • Construction equipment
  • Stone
  • African Americans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

19636 or MAH-19636

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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