Statue of St. Dunstan Donated to Smithsonian




Date: 1980


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The statue of St. Dunstan is donated to the Smithsonian by Westminster Abbey. The statue is restored and reconstructed by sculptor Constantine Seferlis. The statue was then placed in the niche on the South East side of the South Tower of the Smithsonian Institution Building.


  • Dunstan Saint 909-988
  • South Yard
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Smithsonian Institution Building South Towers


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Field, Cynthia R., Stamm, Richard E., and Ewing, Heather Peale, The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, p. 124.

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




  • Sculpture
  • Gifts
  • Seferlis, Constantine
  • Statues
  • Sculptors

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