Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C., West to East, Starting with the Washington Monument

ID: 61686-A or MAH-61686A

Creator: Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10

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Summary

First in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., from left to right taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. Looking toward the Washington Monument, the street in the foreground running from left to right is 12th Street, N.W., which was later tunneled under the Mall. The old Department of Agriculture Building is visible on the left beside 14th Street, N.W. The large grassy area on the right is the Ellipse.

Subject

  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

First in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., west to east, and from left to right. See Neg. #s 61686-B, 61686-C, 61686-D.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1886

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Street photography
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Landscapes
  • Memorials
  • Photography, Panoramic
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C
  • Parks
  • National monuments
  • Aerial photographs
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Aerial views

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Smithsonian Instituiton Building
  • Southwest
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States of America
  • Ellipse, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial
  • Landscape
  • Panoramic photographs

ID Number

61686-A or MAH-61686A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2 w x 7 1/2 h; Type of Image: Panoramic photographs; Landscape; Aerial; Medium: Photographic Print

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