John Russell Pope: Architect of the National Gallery (VHS)

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Provides an in-depth look at the history and origins of the National Gallery's West Building. It focuses on John Russell Pope's (1874-1937) architectural career and includes archival construction photographs and original conceptual drawings of the National Gallery of Art structure.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Architecture
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual