National Museum of Natural History's Building

ID: 77-10573-B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 21

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Summary

Exterior of the National Museum of Natural History shows the wing additions in the 1960s which opened in 1965 to house laboratories, research collections, and offices for the scientific staff. The tower of the Old Post Office Pavilion can be seen just left of center in the background.

Author

Unknown

Subject

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The photograph was probably taken from the top of the Smithsonian Institution Building.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 21

Contact information

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

Date

1977

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Architecture
  • Old Post Office Pavilion

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

77-10573-B

Physical description

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

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