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

Creator:
Unknown
Title:
Columbia Protecting Science and Industry Statue Sits atop U.S. National Museum (A&I)
Date:
c. 1960
Summary:
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
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Burber, Casper, Artifacts, Columbia Protecting Science and Industry (Statue), Sculpture, Statues, Architecture, Museum buildings
Subjects:
Arts and Industries Building, United States National Museum
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Statue
Local Number:
MAH66047
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Statue; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!9745~!0#focus
Columbia Protecting Science and Industry Statue Sits atop U.S. National Museum (A&I), by Unknown, c. 1960, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, MAH66047.

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