Landscape Work on the Mall
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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.
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder 19
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print