Change Author / Owner : Postcard of the Smithsonian Institution Castle
The Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle", was designed by architect James Renwick, Jr. Construction was completed in 1855. The statue out front is of Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian (term 1846-1878).
#5879. Made in Germany. Produced by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, Maine.
Postcard of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle" and statue of first Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry. The message side of the postcard is blank.