Postcard of the National Museum

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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.
The postcard is numbered 3076. Published by The Ullman Manufacturing Co., New York.
This postcard is located in Accession 11-271, which is part of Record Unit 95.
Summary
Postcard of the National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The sky is clear and the trees are full. A circular garden plot surrounded by a short, rounded fence is in the foreground. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mary Wilson, and it is postmarked February 5, 1911. The message is as follows:
Hello:- Was indeed glad to get your card. How is this for a spring day? Sure I am still "on my job." How many months of school do you have left? Yes we have both penants [sic] and pins. I think we will have some new pins in a few days Sincerely H.B.M.
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
Postcard
Museums
Museum buildings
Buildings
Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Architecture
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
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
February 5, 1911
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Type
Postcard
Paper
Standard number
SIA2011-2291 (front) and SIA2011-2292 (back)