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Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Walters Art Museum

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Walters Art Gallery

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Description area

Dates of existence



"The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art, which was amassed substantially by two men, William and Henry Walters, and eventually bequeathed to the City of Baltimore. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Deco jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces." -http://thewalters.org/about/


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Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF no 00096900

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



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  • English


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