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

ID: SIA2009-2201 and 63458-F

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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View from the top of one of the Smithsonian Institution Building's towers of the Mall area looks across the Mall at the west wing of the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. Cars are parked along Madison Drive in front of the Museum. In the background can be seen the buildings known as the Federal Triangle, and the top of the Old Post Office Pavilion.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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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



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  • Landscapes
  • Photography, Panoramic
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C
  • Transportation, Automotive
  • Automobiles
  • Federal Triangle
  • Old Post Office Pavilion
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2009-2201 and 63458-F

Physical description

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

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