History of the United States, North Hall, A&I Building

ID: SIA2009-0436

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Exhibit

Date: c. 1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 5

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A sign "History of the United States" hangs over exhibit cases in the North Hall of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building. Cases on the left hold decorative vases and other decorative art objects. In the first case on the right, the top level holds a bust of Abraham Lincoln and other artifacts. A flag-draped object is below. At the far end of the hall is the "Statue of Freedom." in the rotunda The railings to the galleries on the second floor completed in 1903 are in the upper right and left.


  • Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
  • Arts and Industries Building North Hall
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)
  • Statue of Freedom (Statue)
  • United States National Museum


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 5

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


c. 1910

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  • Decoration and ornament
  • Exhibit cases
  • Exhibitions
  • Statues
  • Rotundas
  • History
  • Galleries
  • Vases
  • Decorative arts
  • History--United States


United States


  • Exhibit
  • Interior
  • Photographic print

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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