Freer Gallery of Art North and East Sides

ID: SIA2007-0171

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Aerial

Date: c. 1923

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-082, Box 2, Folder: Photographs, Exterior - North Front

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Summary

An aerial view of the north and east sides of the newly completed Freer Gallery of Art. The Department of Agriculture building at the corner of Independence and 12th Street is to the west of the Gallery. In the distance on the left the Potomac River can be seen. Homes, other buildings, a smokestack and clock tower can also be seen.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Freer Gallery of Art Building North Façade
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Negative Number SIA2007-0170 for the same view of the Freer Gallery under construction. Old negative number is 30598.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-082, Box 2, Folder: Photographs, Exterior - North Front

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1923

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Museum buildings
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Construction equipment
  • Architecture
  • Aerial photography
  • Clock tower
  • Art museums
  • Aerial photographs
  • Aerial views

Place

  • Potomac River
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Aerial
  • Photographic print
  • Exterior
  • Architecture

ID Number

SIA2007-0171

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Aerial, Architecture, Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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