Smithsonian American Art MuseumOld Patent Office
Smithsonian American Art Museum/Old Patent Office
- Glass plate negative made by Walter J. Hussey, 1885-1910. Patent Office Building.
- South Front of Patent Office Building at the intersection of 8th and F Streets, NW (completed 1862); Taken in December 1889. The building is now the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture which houses the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- glass negative
- glass plate negative
- date made
- Hussey, Walter J.
- place made
- United States: District of Columbia, Washington
- Physical Description
- glass (overall material)
- overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift from Richard S. Hussey
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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