Postcard of the Arts and Industries Building

image for Postcard of the Arts and Industries Building
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Produced by Colourpicture.
Summary
Color photochrom postcard of the Arts and Industries Building. The image shows the north front of the building. The "Syrian Sarcophagus" can be seen to the right of the entrance. The sky is clear and the street in front of the building is empty. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note: "Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., containing exhibits pertaining to arts and engineering, American history, and aeronautics."
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection T90126, Box 1, Folder: Smithsonian Buildings: Smithsonian Institution Buildings (The Castle) 1956 and undated
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Postcard
Museums
Buildings
Museum buildings
Architecture
Sarcophagus
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Smithsonian Institution
Subject
Arts and Industries Building
Physical description
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
c. 1950s
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Type
Postcard
Paper
Standard number
SIA2013-01060 (front)