Quad Construction

ID: 85-6242-28 or SIA85-6242-28

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: May 1985

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Looking from the Independence Avenue side of the Quad construction. The floor will eventually be the roof of a 10,000 square foot, two-story high exhibit gallery. Photo shows Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution Building and Arts and Industries Building in background and was taken with wide-angle lens that has made an interesting distortion.


  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • South Yard
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in TORCH, May 1985.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: May 1985

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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No restrictions


  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Cranes, derricks, etc
  • Landscapes
  • Underground construction
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

85-6242-28 or SIA85-6242-28

Physical description

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

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