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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0071
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 the Washington Channel, Fort McNair down 4th Street SW. Over Pennsylvania Avenue. Includes East Potomac Park, the Southwest Waterfront, the GSA Building, National Gallery of Art, House Office Buildings, Fort McNair, Tempo Buildings A, B, C. Overflight 3.18.

East of Overflight 3.17, West of Overflight 3.19.
(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
Temporary buildings
Search Terms Potomac River
East Potomac Park--Golf Course
Department of Agriculture, building
Southwest Waterfront
General Services Administration (GSA) Building--Regional Office
Natural History Museum
National Gallery of Art
Library of Congress--Jefferson Building
Library of Congress--Adams Building
House Office Building--Cannon
House Office Building--Longworth
Senate Office Building--Russell
Fort McNair
Quadrant SW
Street Number 0
Street Name Maine Avenue
Street Name (Cross Street) Fourth Street
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 4.5" x 6.5"
Orig/copy Original