Archibald Gibson Wenley: An Appreciation

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Summary

Eulogy to Archibald Gibson Wenley, second director of the Freer Gallery of Art, who died 17 February 1962, after nineteen years as director. Provides information on early history, career in the East, most notably China, career with the Freer, his influence on the publication of Ars Orientalis. Contains a bibliography of his writings, 1924-1959.

Author

Pope, John Alexander 1906-

Subject

  • Wenley, Archibald Gibson
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Ars Orientalis Vol. 5 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

1963

Topic

  • Deaths
  • Biography
  • Bibliography

Place

China

Physical description

pp. 1-5

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