Tag: Smithsonian

Smithsonian Institution Building, “The Castle,” c. 1867.

The Smithsonian Castle in 1867

Amazing old photograph of the Smithsonian Castle back in 1867, a couple years after the Civil War. Source: Smithsonian
View of the Department of Agriculture, The Smithsonian Castle and the US Capitol taken from atop the Washington Monument

View of Tree-Covered Mall From Washington Monument

Look how different things were well over a hundred years ago. We dug this photo up on Flickr thanks to the DC Public Library. Source:...
U.S. Patent Office interior in 1924

Incredibly Detailed 1924 Photo of the U.S. Patent Office’s Interior

Take a look at this great afternoon photo. The detail is amazing when you click to zoom in on it. This is the old U.S....
Sheep grazing at the White House (1919)

Sheep Grazing at the White House

Here's a photo I found on Flickr. It's from the Nation's Attic (i.e., The Smithsonian). They have a great set of photos up there,...
Smithsonian Castle (1900)

The Smithsonian Castle … Lazy Saturday Afternoon Photo Share

Bad weather keeping you inside? Me too ... maybe you're having a beer at Toledo Lounge, Meridian Pint or Church Key (make sure you...