Plans for the United States National Museum

ID: 2002-10710

Creator: Cluss & Schulze

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1878

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 38 Folder 1

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Preliminary plans by Cluss and Schulze Architects, dated April 1878, for the United States National Museum building, now known as the Arts and Industries Building. Drawings are of the front elevation and cross sections of the building.


  • Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Original negative number is 1310, but that negative has been lost.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 38 Folder 1

Contact information

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



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  • Museum buildings
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • New Museums
  • Schulze, Paul
  • Drawings
  • Buildings
  • Architectural drawing
  • Architecture--Design and plans


  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

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Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 14w x 11h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print

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