Baird Statue by Baskin Unveiled

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Leonard Baskin's bronze statue of Spencer Fullerton Baird is unveiled in the Victorian Garden. To accommodate the statue, the garden is relandscaped by the Office of Horticulture.


  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Baskin, Leonard 1922-
  • Office of Horticulture
  • South Yard


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1978, p. 11, 24
  • Torch, 6/1978, p. 3

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


May 4, 1978


  • Art
  • Sculpture
  • Secretaries
  • Grounds
  • Gardens
  • Special events
  • Art objects
  • Gardens, Victorian

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