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Paintings of Smithsonian Buildings

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Keeper of the Castle  Search this
Extent:
3 framed paintings.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Paintings
Architectural drawings
Date:
1878 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of three paintings: two of the Arts & Industries Building (Interior and Exterior); one of a proposed additional building to compliment the Arts & Industries Building, but never built, circa 1885. The paintings have Smithsonian Furnishings Catalogue numbers issued by J. M. Goode.
Topic:
Architectural design  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Smithsonian buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paintings
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-106, Smithsonian Institution. Keeper of the Castle, Paintings of Smithsonian Buildings
Identifier:
Accession 85-106
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Paintings of Smithsonian Buildings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa85-106

Aerial View of Smithsonian Buildings, 1933

Author:
Jex, Garnet W  Search this
Subject:
Jex, Garnet W  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
South Yard  Search this
South Shed  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
National Archives and Record Administration (NARA)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Aerial; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Aerial
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1933
Topic:
Century of Progress Exposition  Search this
Smithsonian Park  Search this
Painting  Search this
Standard number:
MAH10981
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10488

Northwest Facade of SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
c. 1865-1884
Topic:
Benches  Search this
Carriage  Search this
Carriage Porch  Search this
Horses  Search this
North front  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Standard number:
83-1690
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10694

Exterior of Smithsonian Building Completed

Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Date:
December 31, 1851
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_496

Reconstruction of SI Building Begins

Subject:
Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Date:
July 1, 1865
Topic:
Accidents  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Fires  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_525

SI Building from the West

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1863
Topic:
Carriage Porch  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Standard number:
80-20130 and 82-3289
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10698
Additional Online Media:

North Facade of Smithsonian Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Exterior
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian INstitution Building
Date:
c. 1895
Topic:
Carriage Porch  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building--North Entrance  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building--North Front  Search this
Trees  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
11244 or MAH-11244
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10701
Additional Online Media:

North Facade of Smithsonian Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Exterior
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest, Smithsonian Insitution Building
Date:
pre-1966
Topic:
Henry Statue  Search this
Joseph Henry Statue  Search this
North front  Search this
Statues  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
32913 or MAH-32913
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10704
Additional Online Media:

North Facade of Smithsonian Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Exterior
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest, National Mall
Date:
c. 1973
Topic:
North front  Search this
Joseph Henry Statue  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building--North Front  Search this
Statues  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Standard number:
73-7235
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10705
Additional Online Media:

Children's Room, SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building Children's Room  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building South Towers  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
c. 1901
Topic:
Children  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Education  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
MAH-13391
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7358

Tennis Courts Behind SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
South Yard  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8.25w x 6.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Date:
1920
Topic:
Observatories  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Sports  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
15277-A or MAH-15277A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9156

Ornithological Lab, SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Engraving
Type:
Engraving
Interior
Date:
1886
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Visitor's Guide  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building--Ornithology Laboratories  Search this
Laboratories  Search this
Specimens  Search this
Standard number:
95-20349
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9192

Children Approaching the Smithsonian Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1970
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Children  Search this
Joseph Henry Statue  Search this
Lunchboxes  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Statues  Search this
Standard number:
97-9589
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9956

Smithsonian Building Cornerstone Laid

Subject:
French, Benjamin B (Benjamin Brown) 1800-1870  Search this
Randolph, William Beverley 1789-1868  Search this
Washington, George 1732-1799  Search this
Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Polk, James K (James Knox) 1795-1849  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States President (1845-1849 : Polk)  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
United States Marine Band  Search this
National Brass Band  Search this
Date:
May 1, 1847
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
Parades  Search this
Special events  Search this
Freemasonry--Rituals  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_480

Photographs of interiors of the Smithsonian Building

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 562, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0562-refidd1e280
Additional Online Media:

Floorplans of Natural History Building and SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8h x 6w; Type of Image: Plan; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Plan
Date:
1936
Topic:
Floorplans  Search this
Guide books  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-4096
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12143

Artist's Painting of North Facade of SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Architecture
Date:
c. 1857
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
North front  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Watercolor painting  Search this
Standard number:
82-3280
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10692

Proposal to Purchase Smithsonian Building for National Museum

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Patent Office  Search this
Date:
December 31, 1853
Topic:
Finance  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Policies  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_28

The Second Architect of the Smithsonian Building

Author:
Field, Cynthia R  Search this
Subject:
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Alexander, B. S (Barton Stone) 1819-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
p. 1
Date:
Fall 1994
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Architects  Search this
Biography  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution, Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3812

Prof. Lucchetti Repairing Exterior of the SI Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lucchetti, Renato  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1972
Topic:
Repairs  Search this
Restoration  Search this
Buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Standard number:
94-1521
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8701

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