Construction on Dome, NMNH, 1909

ID: 2004-10358

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1909

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 79 Box 9 Folder 5

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Summary

Construction work on the dome of the National Museum of Natural History on July 2, 1909. The picture was taken while standing on the roof of the east side of the building. The Washington Monument is in the background, on the left.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • There are several similar photos at this location.
  • The original negative number is 21599, but that negative could not be located on file. The original photograph was re-scanned and given new negative and digital file numbers.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 79 Box 9 Folder 5

Contact information

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

Date

1909

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scaffolding
  • Construction
  • Roofs
  • Monuments
  • Domes
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

Place

Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

2004-10358

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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