General Building Plan for NMNH

ID: SIA2009-2067

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Architectural drawings

Date: July 20, 1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Book 250-299, NMNH

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Summary

Print of and original architectural site plan of the National Museum of Natural History building, originally known as the United States National Museum. The print includes areas inside the building labeled as proposed disciplines for each section in biology, geology, and anthropology. Streets are identified as "B Street North" (now Constitution Avenue) on the north side of the building and "North Street" (now known as Madison Drive on the Mall side of the building. Drawn in 1904 by architects J. C. Hornblower and J. R. Marshall, the image has an inscribed title of "General Plan." The process recorded is "Photograph," and the original print is 9.50"h x 14.00"w.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • For other views of exterior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2364, SIA2009-2365, SIA2009-2366, SIA2009-2068, SIA2009-2069, SIA2009-2070, SIA2009-2071, SIA2009-2072
  • This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Creator Drawing Number: N/A. The Drawing Control Number is S04/I1119. Reproduction Negative Numbers: 19087, 89-12908. This image is the same as drawing negative number 19087, located in Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 1.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, 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

July 20, 1904

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-2067

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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