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Artist's depiction of the Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington, District of Columbia, circa 1980-1985

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umd:96097

Alternate title:Renwick 1818-1895 Smithsonian Washington, Architecture USA 15c
Summary:Artist's depiction of the Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington, District of Columbia, circa 1980-1985. Caption reads: "Smithsonian Building, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., erected 1847-1855, James Renwick, Jr., architect. Executive headquarters of the Smithsonian Institution and home of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Considered one of the finest examples of the Norman Revival Style of architecture in the United States. Commemorated by this United States stamp series designed by Walter D. Richards, issued October, 1980." Postmark date: November 6, 1985; Postcard number: 34888; Message included.
Contributor:Richards, Walter D.
Provider:United States Postal Service
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects: Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Office buildings
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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