Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: 82-3281

Creator: Lossing & Barritt

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1855

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 4

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Summary

Engraving of the Smithsonian Institution Building shows visitors approaching on foot. The view is from the northeast and trees surround the building. The architectural details are not complete or entirely correct.

Author

Lossing & Barritt

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There is two versions of this image in the folder: 1) copy print (82-3281) in black and white and 2) pages removed from books where the engraving was color tinted. Engraving is labeled Smithsonian "Institute."

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1855

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Exterior

ID Number

82-3281

Physical description

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

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