Postcard Envelope with Image of Castle

ID: SIA2013-07811

Creator: Curt Teich & Co

Form/Genre: Paper

Date: 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 65, Box 16, Folder: Postcards

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Summary

Color envelope for postcards, with an image of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle, on the left side. The envelope is numbered "D-4716," which indicates that its initial printing was in 1936. The envelope currently contains a set of 10 unused postcards for the United States National Museum, which was the administrative name for the Smithsonian's museums. Today these collections can be found across the Institution's buildings and museums.

Author

Curt Teich & Co

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This envelope contains 10 unused postcards. Nine of the postcards have an initial print date of 1934 and one postcard has an initial print date of 1938.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 65, Box 16, Folder: Postcards

Contact information

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

Date

1936

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Postcard
  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Envelopes (Stationery)
  • Buildings

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07811

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5.9w x 6.1h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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