Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C.

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Comprehensive survey of Washington's outdoor sculpture, arranged by neighborhood, with each statue receiving an informative, anecdotal history.


  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Renwick Gallery
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


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




  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Uncle Beazley
  • Joseph Henry Statue
  • History
  • Andrew Jackson Downing Urn
  • Art--History
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)--Early History
  • Buildings

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