Gallery of Art in the Smithsonian Institution Building

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
This is a cropped version of the image. See also 43804-D for uncropped version of image.
Summary
Engraving of the Gallery of Art above the Great Hall in the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), or "Castle," c.1857. This pre-fire engraving entitled, "The Picture Gallery," shows people browsing a room laden with portraits. The engraving was published in the Guidebook of 1857.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 11
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Art museums
Exhibitions
Engraving
Museum visitors
Visitor's Guide
Art objects
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions
No restrictions
Author
Unknown
Subject
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Gallery of Art
United States National Museum
Picture Gallery
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Engraving
c.1857
Type
Engraving
Interior
Standard number
93-9501