Smithsonian Institution Building, North Facade, c. 1860
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Building North Towers
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest, Smithsonian Institution Building
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Note on back says weather vane, visible atop highest North Tower, installed 1856. Predates fire of 1865. Original located in oversize prints.
View of the north facade of the Smithsonian Institution Building from the north east, showing the landscaping in front of the building. The weather vane atop highest North Tower was installed in 1856. The photograph was taken before the fire of 1865.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 8