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Summary

This short article notes how designs for the Renwick Gallery's former ornamental cast-iron works for its roof have been copied and reinstalled, and mentions plans for replacing the original statues that decorated the building.

Photographer

Burchette, Bob

Subject

  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Renwick Gallery

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

Includes three photographs.

Contained within

The Washington Post (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

September 23, 1973

Topic

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Roofs
  • Statues
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page number: F2

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