Office of the Museum, United States National Museum

ID: 95-20344

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 in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" of an individual at work in an office in the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. Seated at his desk, he is surrounded by cabinets and bookcases. Another office is visible in background.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The photograph this engraving was copied from is Negative number 3685. From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886." Page 10.

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

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Topic

  • Office Space
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museums--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Interior

ID Number

95-20344

Physical description

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

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