Unloading Part of Hirshhorn Bequest

ID: 97-9609

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1986

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: February 1986

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Summary

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden staffers unloading Alan Feltus' "Three Women" (1973), one of the large number of paintings, drawings and sculpture from the Joseph Hirshhorn bequest that arrived from the New York City warehouse where they were kept previously. This bequest added about 5,500 additional works to the collection. Photograph shows painting being unloaded at the garage at the side (7th and Independence) of the Museum.

Subject

  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, February 1986

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: February 1986

Contact information

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

Date

1986

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Trucks
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Feltus, Alan
  • Bequest
  • Painting
  • Art objects
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

97-9609

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7 1/2w x 7 1/2h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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