NMNH Exterior Elevation

ID: SIA2009-2366

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: circa 1905

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Book 1-125, NMNH

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Summary

Print of an original architectural plan of the National Museum of Natural History building, originally known as the United States National Museum. The print, drawn circa 1905 by an unknown creator, has an inscribed title of "Exterior Elevation" and depicts the entire length of the building as seen from the National Mall. The original process indicated is "photograph," and the original drawing measures 26.50"w x 7.00"h. In the lower left corner of the image, the words are printed "Return to A. Wetmore", indicating sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • South Front of the Natural History Building
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Reproduction Negative Number: 89-8548. The Drawing Control Number associated with this image is SO4/I118.
  • For other views of exterior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2364, SIA2009-2365, SIA2009-2067, SIA2009-2068, SIA2009-2069, SIA2009-2070, SIA2009-2071, SIA2009-2072

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Book 1-125, NMNH

Contact information

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

Date

circa 1905

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Architecture
  • New Museums
  • Drawings
  • Buildings
  • Architectural drawing

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architectural drawings

ID Number

SIA2009-2366

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 3h; Type of Image: Architectural Plan; Medium: Photographic Print

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