Construction of the Museum of History and Technology

ID: SIA2010-2674 or 542

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 3, Folder: 4

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Aerial view of the new Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, under construction. The National Museum of Natural History, the National Gallery of Art, and the Federal Triangle buildings, are visible in the distance.


  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 3, Folder: 4

Contact information

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



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  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • New Museums
  • Construction (Buildings)


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Architecture
  • Aerial

ID Number

SIA2010-2674 or 542

Physical description

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

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