Construction of the Casa Grande Model in U. S. National Museum

ID: SIA2009-2224 and 21439

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 39

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United States National Museum (now the Arts and Industries Building) work and storage area with the Casa Grande (Arizona) ruins model under construction. Busts are on a shelf near the ceiling. There are also storage cases and equipment. The model despicts the ruins of the Great House found in Arizona and built by the Sonoran Desert people.


  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology


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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 39

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


c. 1910

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  • Artifacts
  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Historians
  • Models (representations)
  • Busts
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Historical models
  • Indians of North America
  • Art objects
  • Models and modelmaking


  • Casa Grande National Monument (Ariz.)
  • Arizona


  • Photographic print
  • Interior

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SIA2009-2224 and 21439

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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