Exhibit Cases, North Hall, A&I Building

ID: SIA2009-0438

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1905

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 4

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The North Hall of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, is filled with exhibit cases. A white bust of Abraham Lincoln can be seen in a case on the right. Sailing ships are in the first case on the left. The "Statue of Freedom" in the rotunda is visible through the archway which is flanked by the Limoges vases. The iron railings of the galleries on the second floor were completed in 1903.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 4

Contact information

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


c. 1905

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  • Boats and boating
  • Exhibit cases
  • Busts
  • Exhibitions
  • Statues
  • Rotundas
  • Galleries
  • Limoges porcelain
  • Vases
  • Ships


  • Photographic print
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

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Physical description

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

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