'A Victorian Evening at the Smithsonian'

ID: 77-6315-21 or 77-6315.21

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2

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Eighth Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984) visits with Robert Sheldon of the Division of Musical Instruments and members of the Lilly Belle Saxhorn Brass Band at 'A Victorian Evening at the Smithsonian,' an Associates' program. Sheet music sits on stands in the foreground. A star-spangled banner with 48 stars sits on Ripley's left.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Sheldon, Robert 1938-
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical History
  • Smithsonian Associates, The


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in TORCH, June 1977

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2

Contact information

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



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  • Musical instruments
  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Music
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Flags
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Event


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Photographic print

ID Number

77-6315-21 or 77-6315.21

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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