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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Summary

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.

Author

Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

Subject

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

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 5, no. 9 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

December 1974

Topic

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

Physical description

p. 6

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