Exhibits in the National Museum Building

ID: 4319 or MAH-4319

Creator: Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1885-90

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

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Summary

North Hall of the Arts and Industries Building, before the construction of galleries in 1897-98. Alexander the Great tapestries hang on the wall. They are moved to the lecture hall in 1901. Note clock and grill work on north doors, as well as absence of hanging lights.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also AR 1897: 17; USNM AR 1901: 15.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

Contact information

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

Date

1885-90

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • North Hall
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • National Collections
  • Tapestries
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building--North Hall
  • Tapestry

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

ID Number

4319 or MAH-4319

Physical description

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

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