North Facade of SIB with Henry Statue

ID: 16845 or MAH-16845

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1895

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 10

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A view of the north facade of the Smithsonian Institution Building from the northwest. The Joseph Henry's statue, installed in 1883, was located on the Mall at the intersection of three carriage paths, about 150 feet northwest of the Smithsonian Building. It faced the front of the West Wing of the building. A small group of children are playing a game sitting in the grass on the Mall


  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building West Wing


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 10

Contact information

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


c. 1895

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  • North front
  • Landscapes
  • North Front
  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Joseph Henry Statue
  • Children
  • Statues
  • Henry Statue
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--North Front


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

16845 or MAH-16845

Physical description

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

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