Moving of Greenough Statue of George Washington

ID: 2003-19476

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 562 Box 1 Folder Photos of Interior of SIB - Greenough Statue

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Summary

Looking at an empty window frame, straight on, in the West Wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building. The window and part of the window frame were removed in order to move the statue of George Washington sculpted by Horatio Greenough out of the building. The statue was moved out of the building on September 6, 1962.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852
  • Smithsonian Institution Building West Wing
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 562 Box 1 Folder Photos of Interior of SIB - Greenough Statue

Contact information

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

Date

1962

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Windows
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Event
  • Sculpture
  • Statues

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

2003-19476

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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