Plan Showing Location of New National Museum on the Mall, 1903

ID: SIA2009-2367 and 90-16761

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1903

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder Building Series 4, Book 400-470, NMNH

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Summary

Print of the original architectural drawing for the new National Museum of Natural History's location on the National Mall. The Smithsonian Institution Building, or the Castle, the original United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, and the United States Army Medical Museum can also be seen on the plan. The original drawing was done in ink pen on tracing cloth, circa 1903 by architects Hornblower and Marshall. The image has an inscribed title of "Plan Showing Location of New National Museum on the Mall." The plan is also called Smithsonian Park. The original drawing measures 28.00" x 26.25". The Creator Drawing Number associated with this drawing is USNM Tracing #177, sheet 2 of 2, and the Drawing Control Number associated with this drawing is S04/I414.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Hornblower & Marshall
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder Building Series 4, Book 400-470, NMNH

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1903

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Architects
  • Architecture
  • Drawings
  • Buildings
  • Site Plan
  • Architectural drawing

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-2367 and 90-16761

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Architectural Plan; Medium: Photographic Print

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