Ernst Kühnel Reception Following Presentation of the Freer Bronze Medal

ID: SIA2011-2821 or 60-6200

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Event

Date: May 3, 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-007, Box 1, Folder: "Special Events Photographs: Kühnel Ernst"

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Summary

Following the presentation of the second Charles Lang Freer Medal to Professor Ernst Kühnell of Berlin, Germany, delegates enjoy a reception and tea in the upstairs galleries of the Freer Gallery where a special exhibit of Near Eastern and Oriental art was displayed in honor of the Fourth Congress. Dr. Kühnel was given the medal in recognition of his outstanding achievements in and contributions to Near Eastern art.

Subject

  • Kühnel, Ernst 1882-1964
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • International Association for Iranian Art and Archeology
  • Charles Lang Freer Medal

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • The concluding session of the Fourth Congress of the International Association for Iranian Art and Archeology was held at the Freer Art Gallery in Washington.
  • See Neg. SIA2011-2820 for a view of Kühnell receiving the award.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-007, Box 1, Folder: "Special Events Photographs: Kühnel Ernst"

Contact information

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

Date

May 3, 1960

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Women
  • Art
  • Historians
  • Art, Oriental
  • Galleries
  • Art historians
  • Medals
  • Ceremonies
  • Art, Iranian
  • Art, Asian

Place

  • Iran
  • Germany

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2821 or 60-6200

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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