South Entrance to the NMNH

ID: SIA2009-1802 and 87-7887

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

The United States National Museum's, now the National Museum of Natural History, south entrance. This is the side of the museum facing the Mall and is the main entrance to the museum. Two men are standing by the columns at the top of the stairs.

Author

Unknown

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 5, following page 24. The originals are also in RU79, B9, F1, and are crisper copies although it appears to have been retouched. There are many other photographs of the National Museum of Natural History 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

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • New Museums
  • Museums
  • South Entrance
  • Natural History Building
  • Natural History Building--South Entrance
  • Domes
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2009-1802 and 87-7887

Physical description

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

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