Panoramic View from top of Washington Monument - Capitol Mall

Panoramic View from top of Washington Monument - Capitol Mall

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Glass plate negative made by Walter J. Hussey, 1885-1910. View of Capitol Mall as seen from the top of the Washington Monument.
Panoramic eastern view of the U.S. Capitol from the observation deck at the top of the Washington Monument. The Smithsonian Castle and Arts and Industries Building and the first Department of Agriculture building are the only buildings on what was to become the National Mall. Taken in December 1889.
The collection in the Photographic History Collection consists of over two hundred glass plate negatives made by Walter J. Hussey (1865-1959). These glass plate negatives consist of daily life in and around Mount Pleasant, Ohio, Mr. Hussey's friends and family, studio portraits, his trips to the Washington, D.C. area, and Florida.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
glass negative
photograph
glass plate negative
date made
1885-1910
maker
Hussey, Walter J.
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2010.0080.10
accession number
2010.0080
catalog number
2010.0080.10
Credit Line
Gift from Richard S. Hussey
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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