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AUTHOR:
Unknown
SUBJECT:
Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
Aschemeier, Charles R
Springer, E. L
Traylor, James G
Freer Gallery of Art
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Color: Cyano type; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
TYPE:
Photographic print
Event
PLACE:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
DATE:
1916
CATEGORY:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
NOTES:
The original negative number is 29933, but that negative has been lost. Neg. # 94-4410 is also the same image, however it is not at this SIA location.
SUMMARY:
The ground-breaking for the Freer Gallery of Art on September 23, 1916. A crowd of people has formed a semi-circle to observe the event. While not all of the individuals are identified, several names are listed on the back of the print, including: H. W. Dorsey, C. R. Aschemeier, J. S. Pollock, Joseph Mace, George T. Mace, Richard Rathbun, Ms. M. V. Young, James G. Traylor, Charles Greeley Abbot (fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1928-1944), E. L. Springer, D. L. Stejneger, and Ms. M. E. deRonceray.
CONTAINED WITHIN:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 12
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
TOPIC:
Groundbreaking
Pollock, John S
Secretaries
deRonceray, N. E
Mace, Joseph
Mace, George T
Mirguet, Charles E
Buildings
Secretariats
Event
STANDARD NUMBER:
2002-10692
RESTRICTIONS:
No restrictions
DATA SOURCE:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Details

  • Title: Freer Gallery Ground-breaking
  • Date Created: 1916-09-23

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