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Freer Gallery of Art

LC control no.n 80085247
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingFreer Gallery of Art
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Variant(s)Smithsonian Institution. Freer Gallery of Art
See alsoFounder: Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919
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Hierarchical superior: Smithsonian Institution
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Beginning date1923
LocatedWashington (D.C.)
AddressJefferson Drive at 12th Street SW Washington DC 20013-7012
Field of activityArt, Asian
Found inWikipedia, December 16, 2009 (The Freer Gallery of Art, along with the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, forms the Smithsonian Institution's national museums of Asian art. It is located on the south side of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.; the gallery was founded by Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), a railroad-car manufacturer from Detroit, who gave his collections to the United States and also the funds to help construct a building for their display)
Freer/Sackler WWW site, viewed December 13, 2018 About Us page (Freer Gallery of Art opened to the public in 1923)
Email from Ginny Maycock, Office of Marketing & Communications at Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, December 12, 2018 ("Our formal name is the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Freer/Sackler is a shorthand version of that. It isn't a collaboration between the two places since we are the same institution")
Associated languageeng