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The Jonathan Scott Hartley monument to Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre at the National Portrait Gallery was recently restored, in May 2014. The monument can be seen at the corner of 7th and F streets, in Washington DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown neighborhood.
See the restoration process in this video. The monument is on loan from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
The restoration project received federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee
For more on the monument, visit our blog: http://face2face.si.edu/my_weblog/2011/06/who-is-that-frenchman-on-seventh-street-part-one-.html
Monument to Jacques-Louis-Mandé Daguerre / By Jonathan Scott Hartley (1845-1912) / Bronze and granite, cast 1890
Lent by Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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