National Museum of Natural History North Entrance Lobby

ID: 97-3051

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder 1

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Summary

United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), North Entrance Lobby (Foyer), looking west, soon after the building was completed. "The doors communicating with the vestibule are on the right, the entrance into the central hall is on the left, and the door opening into the west range is in the center background" (from U.S. National Museum Bulletin 80). The lobby (foyer) is empty except for a desk by the entrance door.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This print is reproduced in USNM Bulletin 80, Plate 10, following page 54. There are many other photographs of the NMNH in this location, as well as throughout RU79, Box 9.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder 1

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1911

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • West Range
  • Desks
  • Central Hall
  • North Entrance Lobby
  • Natural History Building
  • Furnishings
  • Natural History Building--North Entrance Lobby
  • Natural History Building--Central Hall
  • Natural History Building--West Range
  • Furniture

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

97-3051

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6.5w x 9.5h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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