NMNH Plan of Section on Northwest and Southwest Axis

ID: SIA2009-2069

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Architectural drawings

Date: August 1, 1906

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Items 300-349, 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 1906 by architects J. C. Hornblower and J. R. Marshall, the plan has an inscribed title of "Stonework Section of Diagonal Axis, Section on Northwest and Southwest Axis." The original process is black and red ink pen on cloth, and the original drawing is 54.00"h x 30.50"w. Persons associated with this drawing include Bernard R. Green, Superintendent of Construction; L. M. Leisenring, Draftsman; and was checked by W.W. Youngs.

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 exterior drawings of the United States National Museum, see Negs. SIA2009-2364, SIA2009-2365, SIA2009-2366, SIA2009-2067, SIA2009-2068, SIA2009-2070, SIA2009-2071, SIA2009-2072
  • This print can be located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives Reading Room. Creator Drawing Number: H/M # 154. Reproduction Neg #: 91-3134. The Drawing Control Number is S04/I300, the Curator Number is DC-58-0151.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, Box CGMC, Folder: Building Series 4, Items 300-349, NMNH

Contact information

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

Date

August 1, 1906

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-2069

Physical description

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

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