S. Dillon Ripley Honored with Sculpture

ID: SIA2010-0382 and 90-6871-23

Creator: Vargas, Rick

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: May 11, 1990

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: July 1990

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Summary

Secretary Emeritus S. Dillon Ripley stands next to the newly unveiled Walker Hancock sculpture that honors Ripley for his 20-year tenure as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and for initiating the 'Quadrangle Project,' which included the S. Dillon Ripley International Center, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden. The bust was unveiled on May 11, 1990.

Author

Vargas, Rick

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, July 1990

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: July 1990

Contact information

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

Date

May 11, 1990

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art works
  • Secretaries
  • Walker Hancock (Sculpture)
  • Sculpture
  • Awards and Honors
  • Busts
  • Secretariats

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid
  • Event

ID Number

SIA2010-0382 and 90-6871-23

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print

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