NMNH Plan of Stairway to Dome

ID: SIA2009-2364

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 1, 1906

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 000092, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Book 250-299, NMNH

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Summary

Print of an original architectural drawing of the North and South Axis 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 drawing has an inscribed title of "Section of North & South Axis Plan of Stairway to Dome." The original image measures 30.50"h x 54.50"w. Persons associated with this drawing were Bernard R. Green, Superintendent of Construction; M. F. A., L. M. Leisenring, Draftsmen; and W. W. Youngs, who checked the drawing.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • For other views of exterior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2365, SIA2009-2366, SIA2009-2067, SIA2009-2068, SIA2009-2069, SIA2009-2070, SIA2009-2071, SIA2009-2072
  • This image can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Reproduction Neagtive Number: 91-3133. The Drawing Control Number associated with this drawing is S04/I299 and the Creator Drawing Number is H/M # 153.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 000092, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Book 250-299, NMNH

Contact information

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

Date

September 1, 1906

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Details
  • Architecture
  • Architects
  • New Museums
  • Rotundas
  • Drawings
  • Domes
  • Buildings
  • Architectural drawing
  • Architecture--Details

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architectural drawings

ID Number

SIA2009-2364

Physical description

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

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