"Oriental Calligraphy" Opens, FGA

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"Oriental Calligraphy," a major showing of calligraphy from China, Japan, and the Near East, and Biblical manuscripts from the 3rd to 17th centuries, opens at the Freer Gallery of Art.


  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Oriental Calligraphy (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 8

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


April 7, 1977


  • Manuscripts (Papyri)
  • Calligraphy
  • Bible
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Bible--Manuscripts (Papyri)


  • China
  • Japan
  • Chinese
  • Japanese

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