The View From the Castle: Now ten years old, Mexico City's National Museum of Anthropolgy continues to be the finest of its kind in the hemisphere

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With the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley describes his impressions of Mexico City's National Museum of Anthropology. When Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology held its tenth anniversary, Ripley and his wife, Mary, were invited to the celebration.


  • Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico City)
  • National Museum of Man at the Smithsonian


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Smithsonian Vol. 5, no. 9 (Journal)

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


December 1974


  • Archaeology
  • Art museums
  • Castle View
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Anthropolgy
  • Museums
  • Anthropological museums and collections

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