William J. Rhees and Daniel Leech Outside the United States National Museum Under Construction

ID: 1475 or AI-1475

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 342, Box 70

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William J. Rhees, Chief Clerk, and Daniel Leech, Correspondence Clerk, stand outside the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, while it is under construction.


  • Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907
  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building


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This picture was used to add Rhees and Leech to the photograph of the National Museum Building Committee, negative 78-10099.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 342, Box 70

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  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • National Museum Building Committee
  • Chief Clerk
  • New Museums
  • Leech, Daniel
  • Correspondence Clerk


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

1475 or AI-1475

Physical description

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

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