East Facade of Smithsonian Institution (The Caatle) Building

ID: 74-962

Creator: Bohn, E

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1866

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 11

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Summary

A family stands beside a teepee which has been pitched along a roadway leading to the east door of the Smithsonian Institution Building. This was after the fire of 1865 and a number of the windows of the Smithsonian Institution Building's North Towers were bricked up after the fire.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing
  • Smithsonian Institution Building North Towers

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Stereo view of this image is located at the National Portrait Gallery. Gift of Robt. Stewart, Dec. 1973. Photographed by E. Bohn, 568 Pa. Ave., near the Capitol, Washington, D.C., ca. 1870.
  • Published in "The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building" by Cynthia R. Field, Richard E. Stamm, and Heather P. Ewing, p. 149.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 11

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1866

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Landscapes
  • Clothing and dress
  • Teepee
  • Museums
  • Children
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape
  • Group, candid

ID Number

74-962

Physical description

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

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