Pass the afternoon by studying this photo close up. Amazing detail, including a view of the Willard Hotel as well as the Old Post Office.

Washington, D.C., circa 1904. "North from the Smithsonian Institution." Landmarks include the Willard Hotel at left and Old Post Office tower. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Washington, D.C., circa 1904. “North from the Smithsonian Institution.” Landmarks include the Willard Hotel at left and Old Post Office tower. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
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  • GoPanthers

    Love this photo. I like the Mall full of trees and winding shaded paths, more than the sun-scorched baren landing strip we have today.

    • http://ghostsofdc.org/ Ghosts of DC

      crazy how different it looks right?