Construction of Freer Gallery of Art

ID: 29401 or AI-29401

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 10

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Summary

Laying of the foundation for the new Freer Gallery of Art, which was designed by Architect Charles A. Platt. Visible in the background are buildings on B Street, now Independence Avenue.

Subject

Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, 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

1917

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Foundations
  • Landscapes
  • Art museums
  • Grounds
  • New Museums
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • B Street

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

29401 or AI-29401

Physical description

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

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