West Tower of SIB

ID: 28550 or NHB-28550

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: pre 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30A, Folder: 38

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Summary

The West Tower of the Smithsonian Institution Building. Attached to the roof of the tower is a lightning rod. To the right, the roof of the Department of Agriculture Building, built in 1867 and razed in 1930, can also be seen.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • Smithsonian Institution Building West Tower

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30A, Folder: 38

Contact information

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

Date

pre 1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Lightning rods
  • Roofs

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

28550 or NHB-28550

Physical description

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

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