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Summary

Following an 1896 resolution by the Regents, the Institution brings back a number of prints of value, both from the Library of Congress and the Corcoran Gallery. These items are placed in a room specially fitted up for that purpose (the Art Room) under the temporary charge of the librarian.

Subject

  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Library of Congress
  • National Collection of Fine Arts)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1900, p. 19

Contact information

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

Date

1896

Topic

  • Art
  • Interagency Transfers
  • History
  • Art--History
  • Art objects

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