Patent Office Building, Exterior

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Daguerreotype showing the original Patent Office building from the south. Blodgett's Hotel is in the foreground.


  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


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Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation

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  • Patent Office
  • SI Buildings
  • Patent Office--Early History


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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Color: Black and White; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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