Checking Statues into Patent Office Building

ID: 94-1516

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder April 1967

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Summary

William R. Johnston of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, registrar's office checks statues into newly-renovated Patent Office Building. Offices and collections of both National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery were moved into the newly-renovated building. The Libyan Sibyl is in the foreground. The Libyan Sibyl was presented to the museum in 1925 by John Lodge, from the collection of the late Henry Cabot Lodge.

Subject

  • Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot 1850-1924
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, April 1967. Notes on the Libyan Sibyl come from "Local Notes," RU298, B1, F7: 6/19/1925.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder April 1967

Contact information

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

Date

1967

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Topic

  • Libyan Sibyle
  • Sculpture
  • Art museums
  • Johnston, William R
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Statues
  • Museum registrars
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

94-1516

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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