Dr. Charles Doolittle Walcott

  • Moses Wainer Dykaar, Dr. Charles Doolittle Walcott, before 1925, marble, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles Doolittle Walcott, 1927.11.1

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The scientist Dr. Charles D. Walcott was the fourth secretary of the Smithsonian, serving from 1907 until 1927. His fascination with geology began when he was thirteen years old and a wagon wheel uncovered a vein of fossils near his home. He traveled all over the world in support of his research, collecting fossils and plants from Canada, South America, and China.

Title
Dr. Charles Doolittle Walcott
Artist
Date
before 1925
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
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Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Charles Doolittle Walcott

Mediums
Mediums Description
marble
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – medicine – doctor
  • Portrait male – Walcott, Charles Doolittle – bust
Object Number
1927.11.1
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