Floor Plan of Smithsonian Institution Building, 1856

ID: 43804-J or MAH-43804J

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1856

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 3

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Summary

Floor plan for the second floor of the Smithsonian Institution Building, showing the main Lecture Room (C) flanked by the Apparatus Room (B) and the Picture Gallery (D) which contained the Charles Bird King and John Mix Stanley portraits. The photograph was published in the Guidebook of 1857.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • King, Charles Bird
  • Stanley, John Mix 1814-1872
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Lecture Hall
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Published in William J. Rhees, An Account of the Smithsonian Institution (1857 Guidebook).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 3

Contact information

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

Date

1856

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Design
  • Floorplans
  • Architecture
  • Picture Gallery
  • Architecture--Design and plans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architectural drawings

ID Number

43804-J or MAH-43804J

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural Drawing; Medium: Photographic print

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