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On behalf of the London Society of Arts, Professor John Wilson of the British Commission presents instruments and models useful in the art of design to the Smithsonian Institution. They are lent to the School of Design in Washington to aid in instruction.


  • Wilson, John
  • British Commission
  • London Society of Arts
  • School of Design (Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Rathbun, Richard. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1916, p. 60

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