|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.)|
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.
Old Naval Hospital
Soldiers and Sailors Home
|Street Name||Pennsylvania Avenue|
|Street Name (Cross Street)||Ninth Street|
|Custom Field 16||400|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|