Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
500,000 Visitor, 1939 1
III: Events
Sally Whittier (right) checks in Miss Anne Melegh of Pittsburgh as the 500,000 visitor to the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute Museum. As a gift, Miss Melegh (center) receives a 1,500 years old pottery lamp from Howard B. Matthews (left). An average of about 65,000 persons a year have visited the museum since its opening December 5, 1931.
College museums | Art, Ancient | Exhibitions (Events) | Exhibits
Photographic prints; 19.2 x 22.1 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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