Postcard of the United States National Museum Building, by B.S. Reynolds Co. Washington, DC, c. 1915-1930, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Postcard with an exterior view of the old United States National Museum building, now known as the Arts and Industries Building. 1721 is in the bottom left-hand corner on the front. The front has a white border. An American Flag is flying above the museum, and two people sit on a bench under a tree. On the message side there is a printed note about the museum: "The National Museum contains the Government collections, comprising millions of objects of scientific and artistic interest, collected from all quarters of the globe.".