Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.) Search this
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Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Engraving ; Medium: Photographic Print
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
From William Jones Rhees, An Account of the Smithsonian Institution (Philadelphia: Collins, 1857).
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 5A