Foundation Construction for the Natural History Building

ID: 16352 or MAH-16352

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

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Summary

The construction of the foundation for the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, September 12, 1904, has begun. In this view, looking south, construction workers can be seen in the background and through the trees the towers of the Smithsonian Institution Building.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Towers
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1904

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Landscapes
  • Construction equipment
  • Grounds
  • Construction workers

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

16352 or MAH-16352

Physical description

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

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