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Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942  Search this
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942  Search this
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892  Search this
Pension Building  Search this
National Building Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8 1/2 w x 7 1/2 h; Type of Image: Panoramic photography;Landscape; Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Photographic print
Panoramic photographs
Washington (D.C.)
Center Market
(Washington, D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
c. 1886
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C. from left to right. See also Neg. #s 61686-A, 61686-B, 61686-D.
Third in a series of four panoramic photographs of Washington, D.C., from left to right (west to east) taken from a tower in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The Mall area is covered with trees. The streets on the left perpendicular to the Mall are 12th Street and 11th Street. The long building on the right is Center Market bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Constitution Avenue, 7th and 9th Streets, N.W. Up and behind Center Market on the right, the large building is the Pension Bureau Building bounded by F and G Streets, N.W., between 4th and 5th Streets, designed by General Montgomery C. Meigs, completed in 1887, later occupied by many government agencies and now known as the National Building Museum.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 10
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Aerial photographs  Search this
Buildings--Washington, D.C  Search this
Markets  Search this
Parks  Search this
Photography, Panoramic  Search this
Street photography  Search this
Aerial views  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Standard number:
61686-C or MAH-61686C
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div