William Henry Holmes with other members of the Hayden Survey

ID: 17682 or 8920-D or MAH-8920D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: circa 1930

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

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Summary

Dr. William H. Holmes, first curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), right, chats with (from left to right) George B. Chittenden, William H. Jackson and Story B. Ladd at the Mall entrance of the Natural History Building (NHB). The Washington Monument is in the background on the left. The men were all members of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1871-1877, also known as the Hayden Survey.

Subject

  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • Hayden Survey
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Drawing of all four men plus Ferdinand V. Hayden, see Negative Number 8920-B, for another photo of all four men, see Negative Number 17682C.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 27, Folder 7

Contact information

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

Date

circa 1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Chittenden, George B
  • Ladd, Story B
  • Art museums
  • United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1871-1877
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Art museum directors

Place

  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

17682 or 8920-D or MAH-8920D

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6 1/2w x 8 1/2h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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