Smithsonian Building, North Facade - Color Rendering

ID: SIA_000092_S19_I019.tif and MNH-2535A

Creator: Renwick, James 1818-1895

Form/Genre: Painting

Date: 1848

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, SIA_000092_S19_I019.tif

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Summary

Smithsonian Building, designed by James Renwick, Jr., architect, north facade, color rendering painted by Louis Townsend and drawn by H. C. Moore, June 1848.

Subject

  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Moore, H. C
  • Townsend, Louis
  • Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation (OAHHP)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Press

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Published in The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building, by Cynthia R. Field, Richard E. Stamm, and Heather P. Ewing (Washington, D. C.): Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, pg. 13.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92, SIA_000092_S19_I019.tif

Contact information

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

Date

1848

Topic

  • Design
  • North front
  • Architecture
  • SI, Early History
  • Artists
  • Architecture--Design and plans
  • Painting

Form/Genre

  • Painting
  • Architectural drawings

ID Number

SIA_000092_S19_I019.tif and MNH-2535A

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 10 x 8" Type of Image: Architectural Drawing; Medium: paper with watercolor

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