Quad Loading Dock with Castle Behind

ID: 86-10091-17

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1986

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder September 1986

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Summary

Quadrangle loading dock with the Smithsonian Institution Building behind it. The steel girders fastened in the shapes of pyramids will be covered with stainless-steel wire to form a framework for wisteria, intending to camouflage the ramp and blend in with the Haupt Garden.

Subject

  • South Yard
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, September 1986

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder September 1986

Contact information

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

Date

1986

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • Loading docks
  • Grounds
  • Gardens
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

86-10091-17

Physical description

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

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