From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitlePennsylvania Ave. from Treasury Building to the Capitol
About this object C.M. Bell Studios operated in Washington in the 1860’s-1910’s, with photographer C.M. Bell running the studio until his death in 1893. Depicted is Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. Pennsylvania Avenue is a street in Washington, D.C. that connects the White House and the United States Capitol. Called “America’s Main Street”, it is the location of official parades and processions, as well as protest marches. Moreover, Pennsylvania Avenue is an important commuter route and is part of the National Highway System.
Place MadeWashington, D.C.
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver print
Inscription and Marksrecto: [gold ink] E.J. Pullman & Son, Publishers, 459 PA. AVE WASHINGTON, D.C. verso: [ink] Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury Building to the Capitol. Washington D.C. 1892. 19. verso: [pencil] 76:003:26
MeasurementsImage: 17.8 x 23.9 cm
Overall: 20.2 cm x 25 cm
Subject and Association KeywordsBell, C.M.
Subject and Association KeywordsWashington D.C.
Subject and Association Keywords1900’s
Subject and Association KeywordsCapitol Building
Subject and Association KeywordsStreet
Object TypeGelatin Silver