U.S. National Museum (NMNH) Preliminary Plans Block Print

ID: SIA2009-2064

Creator: Hornblower & Marshall

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 23, 1904

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

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Summary

Print is of the original architectural site plan of the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. Drawn in 1904 by J. C. Hornblower and J. R. Marshall, the image has an inscribed title of "USNM Preliminary Plans Block Plan." The original material is blueprint, and the original drawing is 32.75"h x 41.50"w. People associated with this drawing were Bernard R. Green, Superintendent of Construction for the new building.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. The Drawing Control Number associated with this image is SO4/I016, Curator Number N/A . Creator Drawing Number: H/M # 1. Reproduction Neg #: 89-12902.

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

January 23, 1904

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Design
  • Drawings and plans
  • Site Plan
  • Architecture
  • New Museums
  • Museum architecture
  • Architecture--Drawings and plans
  • Architecture--Design and plans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

SIA2009-2064

Physical description

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

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