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Washington Monument, top, looking south east

MS008.TMP.001.02.022 (RS185809)

Description

One mounted albumen print showing the construction of the very top of the Washington Monument. Workers as well as at least one well-dressed woman stand around the edge of the scaffolding, and an aerial view of Washington is visible behind them.

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Details

Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
1882-09-21
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 16 x 20 inches
Dimensions
16x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286053
Reference Code
MS008.TMP.001.02.022

Record details

Descriptive Terms
construction (assembling)
construction workers
costume (mode of fashion)
monuments
Material Type
photographs
Places
DC (United States) [national district]
Places (Buildings)
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Location Note
Casey family papers > Thomas Lincoln Casey papers > Graphic works > Folder 2

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