Central American Antiquities Exhibit, United States National Museum

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F23_001]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1885

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 23, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F23_001

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Summary

Interior view, antiquities exhibit in the southeast range of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, featuring casts of wall sculptures and picture writing from the Lorillard collection of antiquities from Central America.

Subject

  • Lorillard, Pierre 1833-1901
  • Charnay, Désiré 1828-1915
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Antiquities

Notes

  • USNM No. 2526
  • Casts made in Mexico by archaeologist and explorer Claude-Joseph Desire Charnay with funding from Pierre Lorillard IV.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 23, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F23_001

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1885
  • Circa 1885

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

  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Writing
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Mayan languages--Writing
  • Mayas--Antiquities
  • Museum exhibits

Place

Central America

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F23_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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