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Brooklyn Museum

Objects of Art

Delaware Crossing Painting
George Washington (Lansdowne) Painting
Macomb's Dam Bridge Painting
Ocean Park No 27 Painting
Pad No 4 Painting
Pennsylvania Station Excavation Painting
St Joseph and the Christ Child Painting
The Mansard Roof Painting
Woman (Kooning 1953-1954) Painting


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Daniel Chester French Architect
McKim, Mead and White Architect
1825/07/04 Marquis de Lafayette Dignitary General Lafayette lays the cornerstone for the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library, the nucleus of the Brooklyn Museum, at Henry St and Cranberry St (razed). Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1835/00/00 Walt Whitman Work Walt Whitman works as the acting librarian of the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library.

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Particulars for Brooklyn Museum:
Art Attribute American Art
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance Local
Museum Type Museum
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Owner Private

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 22nd August 1977

Registry Name: Brooklyn Museum
Registry Address: Eastern Parkway and Washington Ave.
Registry Number: 77000944
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: McKim,Mead and White; French,Daniel Chester
Architectural Style: Classical revival
Area in Acres: 5
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1895, 1906
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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