Aerial View of Castle

ID: 83-14932-11 or 83-14932.11

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1983

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Summary

View of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), or "Castle", during the Marine Corps Marathon. The marathon runners can be seen passing in front of the Castle on Jefferson Drive. The Arts and Industry (A&I) Building is visible on the left side of the photograph. The Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) is visible on the right. Behind the Castle the early signs of construction of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) are visible.

Author

Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, December 1983

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1983

Contact information

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

Date

1983

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Event
  • Marathon
  • Buildings

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Washington
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States of America
  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Southwest

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial

ID Number

83-14932-11 or 83-14932.11

Physical description

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

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