Storage Area in U.S. National Museum

ID: 2603 or MNH-2603

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: early 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 342, Box 70, Folder: 3

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A storage area in the third floor of one of the pavilions of the United States National Museum building, now the Arts and Industries Building. Items that can be seen in the room include Japanese kites, textiles, musical instruments, and masks. There is a woman sitting in the middle of the room working.


  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 342, Box 70, Folder: 3

Contact information

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


early 1880s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Musical instruments
  • Women
  • Storage
  • Kites
  • Pavilions
  • Masks
  • Textiles
  • Textile fabrics


  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

2603 or MNH-2603

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 14w x 11h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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