Exterior of Museum of History and Technology

ID: 76-13824-20

Creator: Bremer, Sandy

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 34 Folder 18

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Summary

Mall facade of the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, showing horticultural plantings in the foreground, August 12, 1976. The Infinity sculpture, installed in 1967, is visible in the background, as well as the wooden awning structures designed a few years after the building's completion to provide shade for visitors. There are signs directing visitors for "A Nation of Nations" to the side of the building.

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

August 12, 1976

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 34 Folder 18

Contact information

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

Date

1976

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Sculpture
  • Infinity
  • Horticulture
  • Museums
  • Gardens
  • SI Buildings
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

ID Number

76-13824-20

Physical description

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

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