Thanks to heavy rainfall this past week, Lew’s reflecting pool has made a brief reappearance behind the Study. Take a look at this historic photo of the reflecting pool… …then compare it to a photo taken this morning. You can almost see it, can’t you?
On September 29, we are participating in Smithsonian magazine’s 8th Annual Museum Day Live! For one day only, the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum will grant free access to visitors who download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Smithsonian.com. This emulates the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s […]
02-11-09 Water Damage 11, originally uploaded by WallaceStudy. During heavy rains, water perennially leaks into the basement of the Study building, potentially causing damage to any artifacts stored downstairs. One of the few pieces stored there is General Wallace’s original 1870 French Victoria carriage. The carriage, in its original condition, […]