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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0070
Title Aerial view north over East Potomac Park, Washington Channel, Southwest Waterfront.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view north over East Potomac Park, Washington Channel, Southwest Waterfront. Includes the Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, East Potomac Park, West Potomac Park, Tempo Buildings, 3, 4, 5, E, R, S, T, U. Overflight 3.17.

East of Overflight 3.16, West of Overflight 3.18.
(Overflight 3 extends east-west from Pine Spring, Virginia to Millwood, Maryland.
Date 1955/03
Provenance The collection consists of about 1200 aerial photographs of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in the mid to late 1950s. The photographs were taken, usually from 5,000 feet altitude, by the Whetzel Associates Company -- 250 in nine east-west overflights of the area later bounded approximately by the Capital Beltway.
Classification Aerial photographs
General views
Government buildings
Monuments & memorials
Temporary buildings
Search Terms Potomac River
Jefferson Memorial
Washington Monument
Tidal Basin
East Potomac Park--Golf Course
West Potomac Park
Department of Agriculture, building
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Navy Department Building
Southwest Waterfront
General Services Administration (GSA) Building--Regional Office
Natural History Museum
National Gallery of Art
Tempo Building E -- WW I
Tempo Building R -- WW II
Tempo Building S -- WW II
Tempo Building T -- WW II
Tempo Building U -- WW II
Tempo Building 3 -- WW II
Tempo Building 4 -- WW II
Tempo Building 5 -- WW II
Quadrant SW
Street Number 0
Street Name Ohio Drive
Street Name (Cross Street) Maine Avenue
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 4.5" x 6.5"
Orig/copy Original