Demolition of the National Air Museum

ID: 76-470-8

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder September 1987

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Summary

Wreckage from the National Air Museum building, demolished at the end of 1975, to make room for the Victorian Garden. The Arts and Industries Building is in the background. The new National Air and Space Museum opened in 1976.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)
  • South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH supplement, September 1987

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder September 1987

Contact information

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

Date

1975

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Landscapes
  • Demolition
  • Wrecking

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

76-470-8

Physical description

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

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