NMNH Floor Plan Showing Proposed Use of Space

ID: SIA2009-2066

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Architectural drawings

Date: July 27, 1901

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

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Summary

Print of an original architectural drawing of the National Museum of Natural History building, originally known as the United States National Museum. Drawn in 1901 by architects J. C. Hornblower and J. R. Marshall, the image has an inscribed title of "Floor Plan Showing Proposed Use of Space." The original drawing is in blue pencil with brown ink pen on paper and is 14.50"h x 19.25"w. The plan shows areas dedicated to proposed disciplines of geology, technology, anthropology, and biology.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • For other views of interior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2060, SIA2009-2061, SIA2009-2062, and SIA2009-2063.
  • This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Creator Drawing Number N/A. Reproduction Negative Number: 89-10732. The Drawing Control Number is S04/I098.

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

July 27, 1901

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Design
  • Museum buildings
  • Floorplans
  • Drawings and plans
  • Architecture
  • Architects
  • New Museums
  • Drawings
  • Architecture--Design and plans
  • Architectural drawing
  • Architecture--Drawings and plans

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-2066

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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