Newly Completed Museum of History and Technology

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Aerial photo from the Washington Monument showing the newly completed Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, the construction of the West Wing of the Natural History Building, The National Mall, Constitution Avenue, the Capitol in the distance, and the Smithsonian Institution Building on the right.


  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 2, Folder: 11

Contact information

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



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  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)


  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Aerial
  • Architecture

ID Number

SIA2010-2181 or P6499-A or MAH-P6499A

Physical description

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

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