Architectural Drawings by Architect John Notman for Competition of 1846

ID: 2002-10684 and MNH-2532-D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1846

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 30 Folder 2

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Architectural drawings of the end elevation, transverse section, and longitudinal section for the proposed Smithsonian Institution Building by John Notman. The drawings were for the 1846 competition to select the design for the building.


  • Notman, John 1810-1865
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Competition


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The original negative number is MNH-2532-D.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 30 Folder 2

Contact information

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



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  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Architecture--Design and plans


  • Photographic print
  • Architectural drawings

ID Number

2002-10684 and MNH-2532-D

Physical description

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

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