Spencer Fullerton Baird Statue Located in the Victorian Garden

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-6287-11A]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 78-6287-11A

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Summary

Caption from Torch: "This statue of Spencer Fullerton Baird was unveiled in May to commemorate the Centennial of Baird's appointment as the second secretary of the Smithsonian. The 7-foot bronze is a work of the American artist Leonard Baskin."

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Baskin, Leonard 1922-2000
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," June 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 78-6287-11A

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1978
  • May 9, 1978

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

Statues

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-6287-11A]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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