Original or First Agriculture Building on the Mall

ID: 2005-10442

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67A, Folder: 17

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Summary

The United States Department of Agriculture's old brick building with Mansard roof as viewed from the Mall was completed in 1867 and torn down in 1930.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For further information on the old Agriculture Department Building, see James M. Goode's "Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings," pgs. 316-318.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67A, Folder: 17

Contact information

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

Date

1870

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Architecture
  • Building

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

2005-10442

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print

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