Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hall of Bronzes Looking South

ID: SIA2008-2354

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Interior

Date: c. 1875

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 25

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Summary

  • In 1972, with the acquisition of the building by the Smithsonian Institution, the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, gained additional gallery space and the building was renamed the Renwick Gallery of Art.
  • Stereoscopic view of the Hall of Bronzes, looking south, in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, shows the original interior of the building designed by James Renwick, Jr., to house the first Corcoran Gallery of Art. On display are a statue of a man on horseback, busts, vases and other objects of art.

Subject

  • Renwick Gallery
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art Early History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Neg. SIA2011-1139 for a stereoscopic photograph of "The Hall of Bronzes (looking north)."

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 25

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1875

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Art museums
  • Sculpture
  • Exhibitions
  • Bronzes
  • Statues
  • SI Buildings

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Interior
  • Stereoscopic view
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2008-2354

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color ; Type of Image: Interior; Exhibit; Medium: Stereoscopic view

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