Engraving of Chinese Gateway

ID: 95-20322

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1886

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. 121) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" of Chinese gateways in the room devoted to architecture in the East Hall of the United States National Museum (now the Arts and Industries Building). Visitors are walking through the exhibit and the rotunda is visible in the distance.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building East Hall
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

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 90

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 & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Architecture
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Museum visitors

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Exhibit

ID Number

95-20322

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 5h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Engraving

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