SI Building from the West

ID: 80-20130 and 82-3289

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1863

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 8 and Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 7

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Summary

Early view of the Smithsonian Institution Building from the west. A dirt path across the grass leads toward the North Entrance at the Carriage Porch. In the distance on the left the United States Capitol Building with its dome under construction is visible.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 8 and Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 7

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1863

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Landscapes
  • Carriage Porch
  • Construction (Buildings)

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

80-20130 and 82-3289

Physical description

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

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