Asian Exhibit in A&I, 1904

ID: 16855 or NHB-16855

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

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Summary

The Ethnology exhibit showing Asian culture in the West Hall of the Arts and Industries Building. In the center of the photograph is the Chinese gateways which stood at the entrance to the Chinese section of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and were presented to the United States National Museum by the Imperial Commissioners. The photograph was taken from the Rotunda.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

Contact information

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

Date

1904

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Architecture
  • West Hall
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building--West Hall

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

16855 or NHB-16855

Physical description

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

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