West Wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: MAH-23758

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1921

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 30, Folder: 2, and Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 14

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Summary

In the Smithsonian Institution Building, the West Wing or "Chapel" seen from the south end. Glass cases display graphic arts exhibits. Horatio Greenough's statue of George Washington sits in the apse at the end of the room.

Subject

  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building West Wing

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 30, Folder: 2, and Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 14

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1921

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Graphic arts
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Chapel
  • Exhibitions
  • Statues
  • Horatio Greenough Statue of George Washington

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

MAH-23758

Physical description

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

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