Postcard of the U.S. National Museum and a Garden

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
The United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, was designed by two Philadelphia architects: Adolph Cluss and Rudolph Schulze.
The postcard is numbered U.S. 512 and was made in Germany.
This postcard is located in Accession #11-271, which is part of Record Unit 95.
Summary
Color postcard of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, with a circular garden plot of green, orange, and yellow foliage in the foreground. There is a white border at the bottom of the front and contains a short written message: "Sep 11. Just six o'clock ready to go out to breakfast, good Bye." The back of the postcard is addressed to Marley Williams in New York. The card was mailed to Marley on September 11, 1907.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 84, Folder: 25
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Museum buildings
Postcard
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Museums
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
Unknown
Subject
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
Physical description
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
September 11, 1907
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Type
Postcard
Paper
Standard number
SIA2011-2275 (front) and SIA2011-2276 (back)