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Working on the Foundation of the National Museum of Natural History, 1904

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Unknown National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Old Post Office Pavilion United States National Museum


Historic Images of the SmithsonianThe old negative number is 16378, but that negative has been lost. There are several similar photos at this location. See also #16376, looking north.Work on the foundations of the new National Museum of Natural History on October 17, 1904. On the right workers are filling in a hole with large, flat stones and gravel, and on the left the workers are still working on the hole. The view is looking north from The Mall and also shows horses and carriages, and the Old Post Office, on the left.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: Landscape; Medium: Photographic Print
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