Postcard of the United States National Museum Building

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
The Arts and Industries Building was designed by two Philadelphia architects: Adolph Cluss and Rudolph Schulze.
1721 in bottom left-hand corner on the front.
For another version of this postcard, see Negatives SIA2013-06643 and SIA2013-06644.
Summary
Postcard with an exterior view of the old United States National Museum building, now known as the Arts and Industries Building. 1721 is in the bottom left-hand corner on the front. The front has a white border. An American Flag is flying above the museum, and two people sit on a bench under a tree. On the message side there is a printed note about the museum: "The National Museum contains the Government collections, comprising millions of objects of scientific and artistic interest, collected from all quarters of the globe."
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 32, Folder: 9
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Museum buildings
Postcard
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Flags
American Flag
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
B.S. Reynolds Co. Washington, DC
Subject
United States National Museum
Arts and Industries Building
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
c. 1915-1930
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Type
Postcard
Architecture
Paper
Standard number
2003-19543 (front) and SIA2013-07201 (back)