Moongate, Entryway to Sackler Garden

ID: SIA2013-07637

Creator: Lautman, Robert

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder: A&I through moongate

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Summary

A moongate, carved from a solid piece of granite nine feet tall, is one of the entryways into a serene garden adjacent to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG) of Asian art. Seen through the moongate is the Arts and Industries Building (A&I) which borders the four-acre Enid A. Haupt Garden in which the Sackler Gallery and National Museum of African Art pavilions are located.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder: A&I through moongate

Contact information

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

Date

1987

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Carvings
  • Stone carving
  • Sculpture
  • Rocks, Igneous
  • Horticulture
  • Moongate
  • Gardens
  • Granite

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2013-07637

Physical description

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

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