Art Room in Smithsonian Institution Building, 1903

ID: 15882 or MAH-15882

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1903

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 20

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Summary

The Art Room in the East Wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building, created by third Secretary Samuel P. Langley. The furnishings were specially designed by Hornblower and Marshall. Encircling the room was a plaster copy of the Parthenon frieze and carbon photographs by Adolphe Braun of Old Master portraits and paintings.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing
  • Hornblower & Marshall

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See CRF, The Castle, p. 46; USNM Report 1903, p. 233.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 20

Contact information

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

Date

1903

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Art Room
  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Art Collection
  • Interiors
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--Art Room
  • Prints

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

15882 or MAH-15882

Physical description

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

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