Rotunda of Arts and Industries Building with "Statue of Freedom"

ID: SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2763]

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Form/Genre: Lantern slides

Date: 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2763

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Summary

Interior of the National Museum Building rotunda, with the model of the "Statue of Freedom" created by Thomas Crawford for the dome of the Capitol, and donated to the Smithsonian by Architect of the Capitol Edward Clark. The Rotunda features a flag exhibit, displaying oil sketches of flags in use in the United States. Interior stenciled decorating scheme done by Grace Lincoln Temple in 1902.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)

Notes

  • Also known as MAH-33999
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 32, Folder 29.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2763

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1930
  • 1930s

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Form/Genre

Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2763]

Physical description

4 x 3.25;

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