Postcard of the Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA2013-01060 (front)

Creator: Smithsonian Institution

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: c. 1950s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection T90126, Box 1, Folder: Smithsonian Buildings: Smithsonian Institution Buildings (The Castle) 1956 and undated

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Summary

Color photochrom postcard of the Arts and Industries Building. The image shows the north front of the building. The "Syrian Sarcophagus" can be seen to the right of the entrance. The sky is clear and the street in front of the building is empty. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note: "Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., containing exhibits pertaining to arts and engineering, American history, and aeronautics."

Subject

Arts and Industries Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Produced by Colourpicture.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection T90126, Box 1, Folder: Smithsonian Buildings: Smithsonian Institution Buildings (The Castle) 1956 and undated

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1950s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Sarcophagus
  • Buildings

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-01060 (front)

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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