North Front of the Museum of History and Technology

ID: P6477 or MAH-P6477

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 16

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Summary

Rendering of the north front of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT), now the National Museum of American History (NMAH), photographed from a colored drawing made by Elliot Glushak in 1961. The building was designed by the architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White and their successor firm, Steinman, Cain, and White. The museum opened to the public on January 23, 1964. The Washington Monument is drawn on the right.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • McKim, Mead & White
  • American History Building North front

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See USNM Report 1960?

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 16

Contact information

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

Date

1961

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Gulshak, Elliot
  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Steinman, Cain, and White
  • SI Buildings
  • Architecture
  • Drawings
  • Design
  • SI Buildings
  • Architectural drawing
  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Steinman, Cain, and White
  • Gulshak, Elliot
  • Architecture--Design and plans
  • Museum buildings
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

Place

Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

P6477 or MAH-P6477

Physical description

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

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