Smithsonian Institution Building, Southeast View

image for Smithsonian Institution Building, Southeast View
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
From William Jones Rhees, An Account of the Smithsonian Institution (Philadelphia: Collins, 1857).
Summary
Engraving of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," south facade from the southeast with a rich background of trees, shrubs and sky, and lots of activity as visitors travel to and from on foot and by horse and carriage. The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30, Folder: 5A
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Author
N. Orr & Co
Subject
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
1857
Standard number
SIA2011-2831 or 43804-N or MAH-43804N
Topic
Carriage
Horses
Museum visitors
Smithsonian Institution Building--South Front
Visitor's Guide
Museum buildings
Guide books
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Physical description
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Engraving ; Medium: Photographic Print
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Type
Engraving
Photographic print