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Call Number/Catalog Number BI 211
Title Houses on the north side of the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Additional identifier SP 0004
Collection Joseph E. Bishop photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Bishop, Joseph E.
Description Houses on the north side of the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Including the Blair House at #1651.
Date 1927
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
Dwellings
Search Terms Blair House
Neighborhood Downtown
Quadrant NW
Street Number 1600
Street Name Pennsylvania Avenue
Square 0167
Early date 1927
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Medium Photographic Paper/Glass
Orig/copy Original