Engraving of the Rotunda in the United States National Museum

ID: 95-20346

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)

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Summary

Illustration (Fig. 6) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" of the Rotunda of the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building) with visitors walking and sitting among Native American displays, the fountain and living plants.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building Rotunda

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886, page 20.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)

Contact information

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

Date

1886

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Plants
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Indians of North America
  • Museum visitors
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Exhibitions
  • Museum buildings
  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

ID Number

95-20346

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Interior; Medium: Engraving

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