Robert Mills' Design for the Smithsonian Institution Building

image for Robert Mills' Design for the Smithsonian Institution Building
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Original watercolor rendering is located in SIA (RU 7058, National Institute records, filed in map case #?). Inscribed by Mills "[Perspective of] the Smithsonian Institution agreeably to the Design"
Summary
Proposed design in a medieval revival style of the north facade for the Smithsonian Institution Building by Robert Mills. The design was submitted for the competition sponsored by the Building Committee of the Board of Regents, December 23, 1846.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 30 Folder 3
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
1846
Standard number
85-797
Author
Unknown
Subject
Mills, Robert 1781-1855
Board of Regents Committee on Buildings
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Building Competition
Topic
Architecture--Drawings and plans
North front
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Type
Photographic print
Architecture