Thomas Lawton with Chinese Vase at Freer Gallery of Art

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Thomas Lawton, director of Freer Gallery of Art (FGA), places a Chinese vase in one of the exhibition cases for the "Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Ceramics" exhibition.


  • Lawton, Thomas 1931-
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs


Featured in the "Torch," April 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: April 1978, Image No. 94-2878

Repository Loc.

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



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Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [94-2878]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 5 x 7;

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