Smithsonian Institution Building Across the National Mall

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View from the roof of the Natural History Building, now the National Museum of Natural History, of the National Mall shortly before it is cleared of trees and leveled. Across the Mall are the Smithsonian Institution Building and the Arts and Industries Building Parked along Madison Drive N.W. are automobiles of the 1920s.


  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arts and Industries Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 25, Folder: 2

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



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  • Trees
  • Landscapes
  • Automobiles


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2011-1460 or 31274A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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