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The Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution

Engraving showing people standing in groups on the lawn and sidewalks at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institute. Title from item.

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Main entrance, north front, Smithsonian Institution / W. Wade del.

Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing people standing at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institution castle. Lower left corner: W Wade, del. Published in Historic of Public Architecture by Rob... more

[Washington, D.C., view with Smithsonian in the distance]

[Washington, D.C., view with Smithsonian in the distance]

Cityscape photograph shows 14th Street and E Street, NW, vicinity in foreground with houses and industrial buildings including A. J. Joyce's Coach Factory at 412-416 14th Street, NW; workyard with building supp... more

[Electromagnetism described and illustrated (with horseshoe magnet, rod, and bell) on a page from the Annual report by the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution]

[Electromagnetism described and illustrated (with horseshoe magnet, ro...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution...for the year 1857. Washington : The Institution, 1858, p. 105. Published in: The tradition of te... more

Smithsonian Institution, Wash., D.C.

Smithsonian Institution, Wash., D.C.

Photograph shows the Smithsonian Institution building from the northeast with spectators in the driveway and seated on the grass. Photograph taken before Jan. 1865 when a major fire destroyed parts of the buil... more

Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, January 24, 1865 / sketched by Philip Wharton.

Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, January 24, 1865 /...

Wood engraving showing the Smithsonian Institution engulfed in flames. Wood engraving after Philip Wharton. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Feb. 11, 1865, p. 94. Reference copy filed in LOT 4386-48. Title from item.

Plan of Smithsonian Park : [part of the Mall, Washington D.C.] /

Plan of Smithsonian Park : [part of the Mall, Washington D.C.] /

Covers the Mall between 7th and 12th streets. Also shows Smithsonian Institution buildings. Blueprint. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, annotated in red pencil, and has round label affixed with letter "A" in ... more

Smithsonian Institution, Washington

Smithsonian Institution, Washington

Photograph showing Smithsonian Castle, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Forms part of the Detroit Publishing Company Collection.

U.S. Smithsonian Institute grounds--big tree

U.S. Smithsonian Institute grounds--big tree

Part of a large redwood made into a house(?).

U.S. Smithsonian Institute [sic] - interior view

U.S. Smithsonian Institute [sic] - interior view

Showing large prehistoric animal skeleton. Stereo copyrighted by T.W. Ingersoll. No. 145. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Museums; Geogr.

Washington. Smithsonian Institution

Washington. Smithsonian Institution

Copyright 1898 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Smithsonian Institution. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53246". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information abo... more

U.S. Smithsonian Institute - interior view

U.S. Smithsonian Institute - interior view

Dinosaur skeleton and stuffed animals. Copyright by T.W. Ingersoll. No. 145.

[A field trip to the Smithsonian Institution]
[Viewing locomotive at Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.]

[Viewing locomotive at Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "2nd Division."

Smithsonian Instistute [foreground], Capitol and Congressional Library [background], Washingotn, D.C.

Smithsonian Instistute [foreground], Capitol and Congressional Library...

H6089 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo by the American Stereoscopic Co., N.Y.C., copyrighted by R.Y. Young. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; DC, Was... more

LANGLEY, SAMUEL PIERPONT. SECRETARY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE. MEMORIAL TABLET IN ENTRANCE OF SMITHSONIAN

LANGLEY, SAMUEL PIERPONT. SECRETARY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE. MEMORIAL T...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

[Exhibit of early aircraft, probably at Smithsonian Institution]

[Exhibit of early aircraft, probably at Smithsonian Institution]

Airplanes are seen indoors, in hangar-like structure. No. 7832. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

[Monument to Louis Daguerre on Smithsonian grounds, Washington, D.C.]

[Monument to Louis Daguerre on Smithsonian grounds, Washington, D.C.]

No. 8244. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Carl W. Mitman, Curator of Engineering of the Smithsonian Institution photographed with a three-wheel automobile which has been recently acquired by that institution--This old auto in 1909 won first prize in a parade in New York as the oldest vehicle running under its own power

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