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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
Smithsonian Institution Building
Smithsonian Castle
general view
view from Mall
Work Type
administration building
Date
Work: 1849-1855
Era: CE
Image Date: 1976
Location
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Material
Seneca sandstone
Period
Gothic Revival
Description
"...located near the National Mall in Washington, D.C. behind the National Museum of African Art and the Sackler Gallery, houses the Smithsonian Institution's administrative offices and information center. The building is constructed of Seneca red sandstone in the faux Norman style (a 12th-century combination of late Romanesque and early Gothic motifs) and is nicknamed the Castle. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965." -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smithsonian_Institution_Building
ID Number
20120806ARCH_0014
Source
Photographer: Wilson, Richard Guy
Complex Title
Smithsonian Institution (American museums, Washington, established 1846)
Spatial coordinates
38.888747, -77.025997
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
8366436.fpx
SSID
8366436

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