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Call Number/Catalog Number WY 1677.31
Title Statue of "The Rescue" in front of main entrance to the U.S. Capitol.
Additional identifier SP 0052
Collection John P. Wymer photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Wymer, John P.
Description John P. Wymer's description: Statue in front of main entrance to the U.S. Capitol - "The Rescue" August 5. 1951

(Removed, 1958.)
Date 1951/08/05
Provenance From the John P. Wymer Collection, about 4000 images of Washington, D.C. taken from 1948 to 1952. Wymer divided the District into 57 areas and photographed sample blocks, including important buildings. The prints are kept in albums and captioned with location and dates. The finding aid is a map of Washington divided into Wymer's designated areas.
Classification Government buildings
Search Terms Capitol Building--east front
Rescue, The, sculpture
Neighborhood Capitol Hill
Early date 1951
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper
Print size 3.0" x 4.5"
Orig/copy Original