Moving of Greenough Statue of George Washington

ID: 99-77

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 276 Box 97 Folder 7

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George Washington statue, sculpted by Horatio Greenough, encased in its support system sits outside the Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, waiting to be moved inside. The statue was moved into the building before construction was completed.


  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 276 Box 97 Folder 7

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Museum buildings
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Sculpture
  • Statues
  • Horatio Greenough Statue of George Washington
  • Event


  • Photographic print
  • Event

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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