Model of the Quadrangle Viewed from the Southwest

ID: SIA2011-1345

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1979

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-161, Box 5, Folder: Photographs of Quadrangle Models and Drawings

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Summary

A photograph of the model of the Quadrangle, a complex of buildings that contain the Sackler Gallery, National Museum of African Art, S. Dillon Ripley Center, and the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," and the Arts and Industries Building. The project of building the Quadrangle was begun in 1979. Opened in 1987, the complex, with three stories underground, is covered by the Enid A. Haupt Garden. This view is from the southwest. Photo 2 of 6.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • South Yard
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For additional images of this model see SIA2011-1344, SIA2011-1346, SIA2011-1347, SIA2011-1348, SIA2011-1349.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-161, Box 5, Folder: Photographs of Quadrangle Models and Drawings

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1979

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Building models
  • Grounds
  • Landscape architecture
  • Landscapes
  • Landscape

Place

  • Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Model

ID Number

SIA2011-1345

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Model; Medium: Photographic print

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