John E. Lodge Appointed Freer Director
John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery of Art. He came from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts where he was the curator of the department of Chinese and Japanese art.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1921. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1922, p. 26.
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