Assembling Stage for the Birthday Party on the Mall, by Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017, 1996, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Preparations for the Birthday Party on the Mall celebration of the Smithsonian's 150th Anniversary. The stage is being assembled for the ceremonies and concert on August 10, 1996. The picture is framed by the entrance to the North Carriage Porch and is looking out onto the Mall. The back of the Joseph Henry statue and the dome of the National Museum of Natural History can be seen..