Aerial view of The Mall

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary
Aerial view of the National Mall from above the Capitol Building, looking west towards the Washington Monument. The "Tempos" or temporary buildings still cover the grounds where the National Air and Space Museum is today. Smithsonian buildings visible include the National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Building and Freer Gallery of Art. The Army Medical Museum and National Gallery of Art are also visible.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 18A
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
1954
Standard number
43049-E or MAH-43049E
Author
Unknown
Subject
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Arts and Industries Building
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
Freer Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Topic
National Mall--Development of
SI Buildings
Sheds
Tempos
Wartime Activities
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
World War, 1939-1945
Museum buildings
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington, United States Capitol
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 6 1/2w x 6 3/4h; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Type
Photographic print
Aerial