Victorian Gates on A&I Building, by Hofmeister, Richard K, 1979, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, This set of elaborate iron gates, one of four pairs created in 1879 to adorn the entrances to the United States National Museum, were reinstalled outside the west door to the Arts and Industries Building in September 1979 after extensive restoration, following their discovery in Tennessee and return to Washington, D.C. This photo looks out through the gates onto the Victorian Garden with the Freer Gallery of Art in the distance and the Washington Monument..