Archibald Gibson Wenley: An Appreciation

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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.


  • Wenley, Archibald Gibson
  • Freer Gallery of Art


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Ars Orientalis Vol. 5 (Journal)

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




  • Deaths
  • Biography
  • Bibliography



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pp. 1-5

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