Joint Resolution Transferring the plaster cast of the statue of George Washington from the United States Capitol to the Smithsonian Institution

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The plaster cast of the statue of George Washington, now located in the rotunda of the United States Capitol, executed by William J. Hubard from the original statue in marble by Jean Antoine Houdon, shall be transferred to the custody of the Smithsonian Institution. The Architect of the Capitol is authorized and directed to effect the actual transfer to the Smithsonian Institution.


  • Houdon, Jean Antoine
  • Hubard, William J
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 64 Stat. 325
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large


Issued as S.J. Res. 171; Public Law 606

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64 Stat. 325 (1950); ch. 455 (Book)

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


  • 1952
  • 07/11/1950




Public Law

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 325

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