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Call Number/Catalog Number BI 051
Title Tunnicliff's Tavern building on the west side of 9th Street SE, south of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Additional identifier SP 0004
Collection Joseph E. Bishop photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Bishop, Joseph E.
Description Soldiers and Sailors Home on the south side of the 900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Tunnicliff Tavern on 9th Street in the background. Built in the Civil War as the Naval Hospital. (Print reversed.)
Date 1923-1928
Provenance The collection consists of 350 glass plate negatives and corresponding prints. Mr Bishop has been identified as the photographer for the vast majority of the images, which are primarily streetscape views of downtown Washington, D. C. , c. 1920s. This collection includes dozens of views not previously included in other HSW collections, particularly of the neighborhoods that were replaced by construction of the Federal Triangle.
Among the photographs not attributed to Bishop are a number of prints which are copy photographs related to the Civil War.
Classification Historic buildings
Street furnishings
Fire hydrants
Search Terms Tunnicliff's Tavern
Old Naval Hospital
Soldiers and Sailors Home
Tunnicliff's Hotel
Quadrant SE
Street Number 900
Street Name Pennsylvania Avenue
Street Name (Cross Street) Ninth Street
Square 0948
Custom Field 16 400
Early date 1923
Late date 1928
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Medium Glass
Orig/copy Original