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Rapid Capture Pilot Project



Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough dropped by the Freer|Sackler this week to check out the progress of the Rapid Capture Pilot Project.

The Freer|Sackler hosted the Smithsonian Digitization Program Office’s fourth Rapid Capture Pilot Project, an effort to quickly and efficiently digitize collection items, in May 2014. The team digitized a variety of Asian ceramics from the Freer Study Collection. This is the first time digital images have been made available from this collection, which was established in 1923.

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Base of a dish or bowl
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One of two fragments of a cover for a round dish or bowl (goes with FSC-P-3)
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One of two fragments of a cover for a round dish or bowl (goes with FSC-P-2)
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Fragment of a bowl
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Base of a foliated dish
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Base of a dish or bowl
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Base of a bowl
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Base of a dish or bowl
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Fragment of a cover (?)
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Fragment of a cover (?)
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We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.