Courtyard of the Old Patent Office Building

ID: 94-4429

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, Box 58, Folder: 9

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Summary

A wintertime photograph shows the interior courtyard of the Old Patent Office Building, new home of the National Collection of Fine Art, now the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture which houses the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.

Subject

  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The building was dedicated as the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery building on May 3, 1967 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, Box 58, Folder: 9

Contact information

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

Date

1967

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Courtyards
  • Architecture
  • Art museums
  • Buildings

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Southwest
  • United States of America
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

94-4429

Physical description

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

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