Postcard with a Panoramic View of Washington

ID: SIA2013-06681 (front) and SIA2013-06682 (back)

Creator: B.S. Reynolds Co. Washington, DC

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: c. 1915-1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 12

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Summary

Color postcard with a panoramic view of Washington, D.C., looking east from the Washington Monument. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note about the image: "In this view looking east from the Washington Monument may be seen the Smithsonian Institution, New National Museum [National Museum of Natural History Building], Union Station, Senate Office Building, U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress and House Office Building."

Subject

  • Library of Congress
  • Union Station
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Cannon House Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Richard B. Russell Senate Office Building
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 12

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1915-1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
  • Aerial views

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-06681 (front) and SIA2013-06682 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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