Construction of the U.S. National Museum, 1905

ID: 17531 or MAH-17531

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1905

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

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Summary

A view looking north on September 13, 1905, of the construction for the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. Material to be used in the construction is laid out on the ground and construction workers are busy at work. The Old Post Office Pavilion is visible behind the trees on the left.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • United States National Museum

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

1905

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Landscapes
  • Construction equipment
  • Grounds
  • Construction workers
  • Old Post Office Pavilion

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

17531 or MAH-17531

Physical description

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

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