Smithsonian & Related Museums, Washington DC Photos

Smithsonian Institution, Freer & Sackler Galleries, National Museum of African Art, Hirshhorn Museum of Modern Art, National Museum of Natural History are in close proximity on The Mall.

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Smithsonian Building - The Castle. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Building - The Castle. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Building - The Castle. Washington, DC.Carousel horses at Smithsonian Building. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Building - The Castle (1855). Washington, DC. Architect: James Renwick. On National Register.Smithsonian Building - The Castle's many spires. Washington, DC. Architect: James Renwick.Smithsonian Building's Romanesque style. Washington, DC. Architect: James Renwick.Carousel horses in front of Smithsonian Building. Washington, DC. Architect: James Renwick.
Arts & Industries Building of Smithsonian. Washington, DC.Freer Gallery Of Art building. Washington, DC.Modern sculpture at Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Arts & Industries Building (1879-81). Washington, DC. Architect: Cluss & Schulze + Montgomery C. Meigs. On National Register.Freer Gallery Of Art (1923) building. Washington, DC. Architect: Charles A. Platt. On National Register.Modern sculpture in front of the Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Skylight stairwell of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (1987) which is below ground beside & integrated with the Freer Gallery & National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC. Architect: I. Junzo Yoshimura, Jean-Paul Carlhian II & Richard Potter.
Jade stag from China in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Jade bird plaques from China in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze wine jar in animal shape from China in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze, silver, gold chariot fitting in canine shape from China in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Jade stag from Western Zhou dynasty of China (11th c BCE) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Jade bird plaques from Western Zhou dynasty of China (11th c BCE) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze wine jar in animal shape from Western Zhou dynasty of China (10th c BCE) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze, silver, gold chariot fitting in canine shape from Eastern Zhou dynasty of China (300-250 BCE) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Lion Yue ware from China in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Japanese stationary box with monkeys in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Gilt-silver plate showing horseman hunting boars from Persia in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Gilt-silver animal-shaped horn from Persia or Afghanistan in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Lion Yue ware from Western Jin dynasty of China (265-317) in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Japanese stationary box with monkeys (19th c) in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Gilt-silver plate showing horseman hunting boars from Sasanian period of Persia (300-400) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Gilt-silver animal-shaped horn from Sasanian period of Persia or Afghanistan (300-400) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Enameled bowl showing courting couple in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Egyptian crystal flask & bracelet in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Peacock Room by James McNeill Whistler in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Peacock Room by James McNeill Whistler in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.
Enameled bowl showing courting couple (13th c) in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Egyptian crystal flask (9-10th c) & bracelet in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Peacock Room by James McNeill Whistler from house of his patron Frederick Richards Leyland in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Peacock Room & painting of Princess of Land of Porcelain by James McNeill Whistler (before 1892) plus collection of Qing dynasty Chinese porcelain (1662-1722) in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.
Entrance of National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Sculpted head representing African king in National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Gold pendant of African face from Ivory Coast in National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Hirshhorn Museum. Washington, DC.
Entrance of National Museum of African Art (1987). Washington, DC. Architect: I. Junzo Yoshimura, Jean-Paul Carlhian II & Richard Potter.Sculpted head representing African king (Oba) (cast copper, 18th c) in National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Gold pendant of African face with beard from Ivory Coast (19th or 20th c) in National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Hirshhorn Museum (1967-74) round central patio. Washington, DC. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Fountain in National Sculpture Garden. Washington, DC.Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Washington, DC.Allosaurus skeleton in Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. Washington, DC.
Fountain in National Sculpture Garden with National Museum of Natural History in Background. Washington, DC.National Museum of Natural History (1911). Washington, DC. Architect: Hornblower & Marshall.Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton in Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. Washington, DC.

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