Construction on front of National Museum of Natural History, 1909

ID: 2003-19551

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1909

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5

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Summary

Construction work on the south front of the National Museum of Natural History on March 27, 1909. The dome is partially completed, the columns have scaffolding, and the stairs have not been constructed. The stone slabs for the stairs have been placed in the front of the building.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are several similar photos at this location. The original negative number 21569 could not be located.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1909

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • South Front of the Natural History Building
  • Scaffolding
  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Stones
  • Domes

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

2003-19551

Physical description

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

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