Museum of the United States Patent Office

ID: 2003-19427

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1856

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, (Copy Print Location), Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 6A

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Summary

Engraving of the Museum of the United States Patent Office, with visitors viewing the exhibits. The Patent Office Building later became the home for the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery.

Subject

  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Illustration from US Magazine Vol. III, July-Dec. 1856.

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, (Copy Print Location), Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 6A

Contact information

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

Date

1856

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Buildings
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

2003-19427

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 9.7w x 8.7h ; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic print

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