James Renwick, Jr

ID: SIA2011-1485 and SA-979

Creator: Renwick, Howard Crosby

Form/Genre: Oil on canvas

Date: 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 18

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Summary

Oil portrait of James Renwick, Jr., architect of the Smithsonian Building, or "Castle," by Howard Crosby Renwick in 1929. The portrait is owned by the Avery Library at Columbia University.

Author

Renwick, Howard Crosby

Subject

  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Credit line: Howard Crosby Renwick: Portrait of James Renwick, Jr. 1929 Columbia University in the City of New York, Gift of Alumni in the School of Architecture through I. N. Phelps Stokes, 1929.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 18

Contact information

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

Date

1929

Restrictions & Rights

Copyright: Avery Library, Columbia University

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Architects
  • Portraits
  • Painting

Form/Genre

  • Oil on canvas
  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

SIA2011-1485 and SA-979

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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