William Henry Holmes and Art Museum Staff, 1929

ID: MAH 18052-E or MAH18052E

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder 4

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National Gallery of Art, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, staff view the Ranger Exhibit in the Natural History Building, December 10, 1929. Standing behind wooden bench, foreground, facing camera are William H. Holmes, Director, and Louise A. Rosenbusch, recorder. Helen H. Hogan, clerk, is seated and Glenn L. Martin, gallery attendant, sits at the desk, on the far right.


  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Martin, Glenn J
  • Rosenbusch, Louise A
  • Hogan, Helen H
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Natural History Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • Negative Number 18052-A, has an identical rear view of staffers.
  • Dr. Holmes had lost his leg and is standing behind the bench.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder 4

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MAH 18052-E or MAH18052E

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

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