Looking at Mall from SIB Towers - A Panoramic View of Washington, D.C

ID: SIA2009-2202 and 63458-E

Creator: National Photo and News Service San Antonio, TX

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 17

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Summary

View from the top of one of the Smithsonian Institution Building's Towers looks across the Mall to the center section and the east wing of the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, and behind it the Department of Justice Building. People can be seen on the steps of the United States National Museum.

Author

National Photo and News Service San Antonio, TX

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States Dept. of Justice
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This is one of a series of photographs that creates a panoramic view of The Mall, see Negative #s 63458-A through 63458-I.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 17

Contact information

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

Date

1936

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Landscapes
  • Photography, Panoramic
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C
  • Museums
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C
  • Museum visitors

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2009-2202 and 63458-E

Physical description

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

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