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International News Photos  Search this
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
1931 May 26
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No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.
Black and white photograph of the Titanic Memorial created by Vanderbilt Whitney. <br>Identification on attachment (typewritten): Wash. D.C.; The Titanic Memorial as it was inadvertently draped by the American flag as it was being lowered to half-mast after the dedication of the statue. The flag was caught by the wind and blown against the artistic work, a creation of Mrs. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and financed by popular subscription. President Hoover participated in the dedication to those who lost their lives in the steamship disaster on April 15, 1912. <br>Any citation of this item must include the following title: Whitney Museum of American Art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers. Gift of Flora Miller Irving.
International News Photos. Photograph of the Titanic Memorial, shielded by Old Glory, 1931 May 26. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Current copyright status is undetermined
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art