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Archival black and white image of the Peacock room - follow the link to the full image in the SI archives

 

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Taken in 1908, this archival image shows the Peacock Room in museum founder Charles Lang Freer’s Detroit home. Whistler’s masterpiece now has a permanent home in the Freer Gallery, which is currently under renovation and will reopen next year.

Joelle Seligson

Joelle Seligson is digital editor at the Freer|Sackler.

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