Natural History Building, as seen from The Mall

ID: SIA2009-2203 and 29528 and 92-3583

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: May 3, 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Box 79, Folder: 10

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Summary

The United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, building viewed across the Mall from one of the Smithsonian Institution Building's towers . The Old Post Office Pavilion can be seen in the background. In between the trees, a car has backed into a space and parked in front of the USNM building on Madison Drive.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Old Post Office Pavilion
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Box 79, Folder: 10

Contact information

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

Date

May 3, 1917

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2009-2203 and 29528 and 92-3583

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Black and White; Size: 9.75w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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