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The first Hall of Photography is installed by Thomas William Smillie in the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building northwest court gallery).


  • Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Hall of Photography
  • Division of Photographic History
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • David E. Haberstich, Photographs at the Smithsonian Institution, pages 8-11.
  • Smithsonian Annual Report 1914, pages 62-66.

Contact information

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


June, 1913


  • Photography
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions

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