Landscape Work on the Mall

ID: 2002-12163

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1934

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder 19

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Two unidentified workers elevating the Joseph Henry statue on wooden supports while the Mall is regraded, November 8, 1934. Joseph Henry was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian (1846-1878). The Smithsonian Institution Building is on the right and the United States Capitol and other buildings are visible in the distance. Several cars are parked in front of the Castle.


  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Original negative number is 31747, but that negative has been lost. A similar print of this image (Neg. #31747A), but from a slightly different angle, is at this same SIA location.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder 19

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



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  • Landscape architecture
  • Joseph Henry Statue
  • Statues
  • Automobiles
  • Construction workers


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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

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