Bust of William Henry Holmes, profile

ID: 2002-12135

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print


Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 311 Box 27 Folder 7

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Profile view of the bust of Dr. William Henry Holmes, curator of anthropology for the Smithsonian (1897-1932) while also serving as curator and director of the emerging National Gallery of Art (1906-1932), now the National Museum of American Art. The bust was sculpted by Moses W. Dykaar.


  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


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Original negative number is 4874-G..

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 311 Box 27 Folder 7

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

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  • Art
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  • Art, American
  • Art museums
  • Smithsonian Institution
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  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Dykaar, Moses W
  • Art museum directors


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

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