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Construction of First Story of U.S. National Museum Building, 1905

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Historic Images of the SmithsonianThere are several similar photos at this location. There is another shot that is very close to this, but the view is southwest and it was taken 9/7/1905, #17528.Workers moving stones into place on the first story of the U.S. National Museum Building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. The tops of the North tower of Castle can be seen over the trees in the distance. The photograph was taken looking to the southwest on September 20, 1905.Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Color: Cyano Type; Size: 10w X 8h; Type Of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
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