William Wilson Corcoran

ID: 2002-10630

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date:

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 6 Folder 17

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Summary

William Wilson Corcoran (1798-1888), banker and, philanthropist, commissioned James Renwick to design a gallery, now the Renwick Gallery, at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street in 1859.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Corcoran, W. W (William Wilson) 1798-1888
  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Renwick Gallery

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The original negative number is 18873, but that negative has been lost. This is a full length standing figure photographed from a painting

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 6 Folder 17

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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Topic

  • Philanthropists
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2002-10630

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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