Mexican Ambassador Jose Juan de Olloqui and Secretary S. Dillon Ripley with Chac-Mool Sculpture

ID: SIA RU000371 [76-16991-05]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: January 1977, Image No. 76-16991-05

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Summary

At preview of "Chac-Mool: A Bicentennial Loan from Mexico" exhibition at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Subject

  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Olloqui y Labastida, José Juan de
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Notes

  • Also known as 76-16991-5.
  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," January 1977: "Following formal dedication ceremonies November 18 at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Secretary Ripley and Mexican Ambassador Jose Juan de Olloqui posed with the celebrated Chac-Mool from Chichen-Itza, a classic example of Maya Toltec sculpture on loan to the Smithsonian from the people of Mexico in commemoration of the United States' Bicentennial."
  • Composite photograph. Two prints of 76-16991-05 were combined to place the chac-mool in front of the Ambassador and Secretary.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: January 1977, Image No. 76-16991-05

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1976
  • November 18, 1976

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Sculpture
  • Maya sculpture
  • Exhibitions
  • Chac Mool

Place

Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico)

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [76-16991-05]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 6.5;

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