A&I Rotunda from the North Hall

ID: SIA2010-2545 or 14603

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1900s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 10

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Summary

The Rotunda of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building from the North Hall showing the "Statue of Freedom," Military History, two huge Limoges vases, and Asian art.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Statue of Freedom (Statue)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Through the cooperation of the Architect of the Capitol, Hon. Edward Clark, the original full-size plaster model of the "Statue of Freedom" by sculptor Thomas Crawford which sits atop the dome of the United States Capitol Building was transferred from the basement of the Capitol to the United States National Museum building, now the Arts and Industries Building, and was installed in the Rotunda on December 15, 1890.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 10

Contact information

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

Date

1900s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Statues
  • Firearms
  • Rotundas
  • Limoges porcelain
  • Military
  • Vases
  • Military history
  • Art, Asian

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2010-2545 or 14603

Physical description

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

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