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August 1, 2012 – Indefinitely
Museum: Smithsonian Castle
Location: West Corridor
In 1863, artist Titian Ramsey Peale took a series of 8 photographs from the roof of the Castle’s tall north tower that form a panoramic view of Washington. A corresponding set of 8 images, taken from the exact same vantage points in 2012, shows a much changed city.
Note: On Monday, December 8, the Castle is closed to the public from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m. It reopens Tuesday, December 9 at 8:30 a.m..