Panoramic View of the City of Washington, D.C

ID: 61686-C or MAH-61686C

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

Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., from left to right (west to east) taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The Mall area is covered with trees. The streets on the left perpendicular to the Mall are 12th Street and 11th Street. The long building on the right is Center Market bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Constitution Avenue, 7th and 9th Streets, N.W. Up and behind Center Market on the right, the large building is the Pension Bureau Building bounded by F and G Streets, N.W., between 4th and 5th Streets, designed by General Montgomery C. Meigs, completed in 1887, later occupied by many government agencies and now known as the National Building Museum.

Author

Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Subject

  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892
  • Pension Building
  • National Building Museum (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C. from left to right. See also Neg. #s 61686-A, 61686-B, 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
  • Washington, D.C
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Parks
  • Landscapes
  • Photography, Panoramic
  • Markets
  • Buildings
  • Aerial photographs
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C
  • Aerial views

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial
  • Landscape
  • Panoramic photographs

ID Number

61686-C or MAH-61686C

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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