The Freer Museum of Oriental Art

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Summary

Reviews the new gift to the Smithsonian, the collection, and the building, while discussing Freer's particular aesthetic. Author reminisces about her friendship with Freer. Includes illustrations from Platt drawings and photographs.

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Scribner's Magazine Vol. 73 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

May 1923

Topic

  • Benefactors
  • Architecture
  • Collectors and collecting
  • New Museums
  • Gifts
  • National Collections
  • Biography
  • Buildings

Physical description

pp. 529-540

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