Construction of the Freer Gallery of Art

ID: 29406 or AI-29406

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38A, Folder: 22, and Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 10

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Summary

The foundation has been laid for the Freer Gallery of Art and the next phase of construction has begun. Workers can be seen busy at various tasks. A house on B Street, now Independence Avenue, is visible in the background.

Subject

Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38A, Folder: 22, and Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 10

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1917

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Foundations
  • Landscapes
  • Grounds
  • New Museums
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Construction workers

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

29406 or AI-29406

Physical description

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

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