Abercrombie Engineering Lab, building facade, Rice Institute
A view of the façade of the William M. Rice Institute’s Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory, shortly after its opening. A group including Texas oilman and philanthropist J.S. Abercrombie, his wife Lillie Frank, and daughter Josephine E. Abercrombie, along with an unidentified man are admiring the work of sculptor William McVey, showing an airborne figure with stylized rays emanating from its hand. Both Josephine E. Abercrombie and William McVey were Institute alumni. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Places; Rice University--History; William M. Rice Institute--Buildings; William M. Rice Institute. Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory; William M. Rice Institute--History; More... Abercrombie, James Smither; Abercrombie, Lillie Frank; Abercrombie, Josephine E.; McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995; Executives--Texas--Houston; Philanthropists--Texas--Houston; William M. Rice Institute--Alumni and alumnae; Sculpture--Texas--Houston; Friezes--Texas--Houston Less...
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