NMNH Exterior Elevation, 1906

ID: SIA2009-2365

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 1, 1906

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Items

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Print of an original architectural drawing of the Front Elevation and Side Elevation of the National Museum of Natural History building, originally known as the United States National Museum. Drawn in 1906 by architects J. C. Hornblower and J. R. Marshall in black and red ink pen on cloth, the image has an inscribed title of "Exterior Elevation" and includes diagrams showing "Front Elevation," "Side Elevation," and "Elevation of Entrance Door." Persons associated with this drawing include Bernard R. Green, Superintendent of Construction; M. F. A. and L. M. Leisenring, Draftsmen; and W. W. Youngs, who checked the drawing.


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Hornblower & Marshall
  • Natural History Building Rotunda
  • Natural History Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • For other views of exterior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2364, SIA2009-2366, SIA2009-2067, SIA2009-2068, SIA2009-2069, SIA2009-2070, SIA2009-2071, SIA2009-2072
  • This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Reproduction Negative Number: 91-3118. The Drawing Control Number associated with this image is S04/I298, the Curator Number associated with this drawing is DC-58-K1, and the Creator Drawing Number is H/M # 152.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Items

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


September 1, 1906

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

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