Architectural Drawing of Corcoran/Renwick

ID: 2004-10366

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder 24

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Cross section of the building designed by James Renwick, Jr. to house the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The Corcoran was later relocated, and after the building was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution, the building became the Renwick Gallery, part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Renwick Gallery
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The original negative number is 1279, but that negative could not be located on file. The original photograph was re-scanned and given new negative and digital file numbers.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder 24

Contact information

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


c. 1890

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  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Art museums
  • Drawings
  • Architectural drawing
  • Buildings
  • Architecture--Design and plans


  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

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Physical description

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

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