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Columbia Protecting Science and Industry Statue Sits atop U.S. National Museum (A&I)

Columbia Protecting Science and Industry Statue Sits atop U.S. National Museum (A&I)
United States National Museum
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
c. 1960
Allegorical group of statuary representing "Columbia Protecting Science and Industry" was placed above the north entrance to the United States National Museum (now the Arts and Industries Building.) "Columbia" is in the center. "Science," on the left, is depicted reading a book with the owl of wisdom at her feet. "Industry," seated to the right, holds a hammer and surveying instrument. The statue was done by New York sculptor Casper Burberl.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 32, Folder: 13
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Burber, Casper, Artifacts, Columbia Protecting Science and Industry (Statue), Sculpture, Statues, Architecture, Museum buildings
Arts and Industries Building, United States National Museum
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Statue
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Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Statue; Medium: Photographic print
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Columbia Protecting Science and Industry Statue Sits atop U.S. National Museum (A&I)

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