Basement Construction, National Museum of Natural History, 1908

ID: 22032 or MAH-22032

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1908

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 4

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Summary

Construction of the basement of the National Museum of Natural History on November 5, 1908. The brick support columns are in the process of being covered. Around the basement are two wooden platforms, ladders, pails and wooden planks.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are several similar photos at this location. Some are almost identical to this picture, only from different perspectives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1908

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Construction equipment
  • Basements
  • Ladders

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

22032 or MAH-22032

Physical description

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

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