Charles Lang Freer

ID: 26873-A or MAH-26873A

Creator: Unknown (Edward Steichen?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1916

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 8, Folder: 47

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Summary

Portrait photograph of Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, art collector, and founding donor of the Freer Gallery of Art, probably by Edward Steichen, c. 1916. In this bust view of Freer, he is looking straight at the camera.

Author

Unknown (Edward Steichen?)

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Steichen, Edward 1879-1973
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Appears to be taken at the same time as the photograph of Freer by Steichen found in the booklet, 'Fifth Presentation of the Freer Medal,' located in the SIA Information File, 'Freer Gallery of Art,' thus it is attributed to Steichen in 1916.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 8, Folder: 47

Contact information

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

Date

1916

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Donors
  • Portraits
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Benefactors
  • Art--Collectors and collecting

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

26873-A or MAH-26873A

Physical description

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

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