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Author:
N. Orr & Co  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building South Front  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Engraving ; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Engraving
Photographic print
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1857
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From William Jones Rhees, An Account of the Smithsonian Institution (Philadelphia: Collins, 1857).
Summary:
Engraving of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," gateway with visitors outside the gates and man going through a door to the right of the gates. On the left is a dog running. The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857. The gates were designed in 1849 by James Renwick, but were not built in the nineteenth century.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 5A
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Visitor's Guide  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Guide books  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2830 or 43804
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13169