From SI Building Roof Looking East toward U. S. Capitol

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Summary

Looking east from a tower of the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle" toward the United States Capitol Building, the dome, which was completed in December 1963, of the Capitol building is under construction. Right in front of the Capitol in the trees is the roof of the Botanic Garden building.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 8

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1860s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Landscapes
  • Architecture
  • Buildings

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SA 49

Physical description

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

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