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Paintings, engravings, and other art works, deposited in the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1874 and later, are returned to the Smithsonian Institution at the request of the Board of Regents.


  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Board of Regents


Chronology of Smithsonian History


The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of its First Half Century. Edited by George Brown Goode. Washington: SI, 1897.

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


July 18, 1896


  • Art works
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  • Engraving
  • Art
  • Painting
  • Art objects

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