Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C

ID: 61686-B or MAH-61686B

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

Second in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., moving from left to right, taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The Mall is in the foreground covered with trees with the buildings of the City of Washington beyond. On the left is the Ellipse just beyond the trees and the large building behind it is the State, War and Navy Building, now known as the Old Executive Office Building.

Author

Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Subject

  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Old Executive Office Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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

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Topic

  • Street photography
  • Washington, D.C
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Parks
  • Landscapes
  • Photography, Panoramic
  • Buildings
  • Aerial photographs
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C
  • Aerial views

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial
  • Landscape
  • Panoramic photographs

ID Number

61686-B or MAH-61686B

Physical description

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

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