Construction on Front of National Museum of Natural History, 1909

ID: 21571 or MAH-21571

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1909

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5 and Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

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Summary

View from The Mall of the front of the new United States National Museum building, now the National Museum of Natural History, under construction on March 27, 1909. The dome is partially constructed. The Mall is covered with trees; there are two sightseeing vehicles in the foreground; and the tower of the Old Post Office can be seen in the background.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Old Post Office Pavilion

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are several similar photos at this location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5 and Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

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

  • Museum buildings
  • Trees
  • Construction
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Scaffolding
  • Transportation
  • Construction equipment
  • Sightseeing
  • Domes

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

21571 or MAH-21571

Physical description

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

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