Smithsonian Institution Building from Pennsylvania Ave, 1874

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary
Looking south from the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 11th Street, the silhouette of the Smithsonian Institution Building is seen in the distance. The photograph, taken by William Henry Holmes and signed "W.H.H. Phot.," shows horse-drawn carriages along the avenue of storefronts. Above the first building to the right of 11th Street, the sign reads "Latimer & Cleary Auction and Commission Merchants", the next building has a sign "Star Buildings," and the third building "Metropolitan."
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 67, Folder: 8
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Buildings--Washington, D.C
Carriages
Carriages and carts
Horses
Pennsylvania Avenue
Signs
Signs and signboards
Stores, Retail
Buildings, structures, etc
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions
No restrictions
Author
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
Subject
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
April 10, 1874
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Type
Photographic print
Landscape
Standard number
48646 or MAH-48646