SIA Acc. 01-011, National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of Publications, Publications, 1965-1999

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This accession consists of exhibition catalogs (both traveling and in-house), brochures, pamphlets, illustrated checklists, and other publications created around a specific themes or genres drawn from the collections in the National Portrait Gallery.


  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • Douglass, Frederick 1817?-1895
  • Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
  • Halsman, Philippe
  • Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
  • Hemingway, Ernest 1899-1961
  • Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845
  • Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
  • Muir, John 1838-1914
  • Namuth, Hans
  • Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827
  • Peale, Rembrandt 1778-1860
  • Penn, Irving
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • West, Benjamin 1738-1820
  • Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
  • Wright, Joseph 1756-1793
  • Newman, Arnold 1918-2006
  • Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945
  • Sully, Thomas 1783-1872
  • Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812
  • Pine, Robert Edge 1730?-1788
  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • Brady, Mathew B. approximately 1823-1896
  • Reiss, Winold 1886-1953
  • Wharton, Edith 1862-1937
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
  • Time, inc
  • A Glimmer of Their Own Beauty: Black Sounds of the Twenties (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)
  • Christian Gullager: Portrait Painter of Federal America (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • Davy Crockett: Gentleman from the Cane (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)
  • Phillipe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)
  • Variations: Musicians in Caricature, 1920-1960 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington in the New Era 1870-1970 (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
  • 1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)
  • A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914 (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
  • American Colonial Portraits: 1700-1776 (Exhibition) (1987-1988: Washington, D.C.)
  • American Icon: The Eighteenth Century Image of George Washington in Prints and Illustrations (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • Arnold Newman's Americans (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
  • Art of Henry Inman (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
  • Auguste Edouart Silhouettes (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The Portrait Reliefs (Exhibition) (1969: Washington, D.C.)
  • Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
  • Benjamin West and His American Students (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)
  • Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800 (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.)
  • Blessed Are the Peacemakers (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)
  • Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • Champions of American Sport (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)
  • Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • Code Duello in America (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)
  • Contemporary Self-Portraits from the James Goode Collection (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)
  • Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • FDR: The Early Years (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • Facing the Light: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)
  • Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)
  • First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
  • Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)
  • Gaston Lachaise: Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)
  • Godlike Black Dan: Daniel Webster (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • Great Crash (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)
  • Henry Benbridge: American Portrait Painter (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)
  • If Elected . . . Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency 1797-1968 (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
  • In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.)
  • In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)
  • In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to the American Revolution, 1760-1794 (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.)
  • Irving Penn Master Images (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
  • Isamu Noguchi Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
  • James Barton Longacre: A Nineteenth Century Gallery of Distringuished Americans (Exhibition) (1969: Washington, D.C.)
  • James Weldon Johnson (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)
  • Jo Davidson Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)
  • John Franzee, Sculptor (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)
  • John Muir (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)
  • Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793 (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists in Mid-19th Century America (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)
  • Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)
  • Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)
  • Masterpieces from Gripsholm Castle: The Swedish National Portrait Collection (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.)
  • Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
  • Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872) (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraiture from the Hosokawa Family (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
  • Old Hickory: A Life Sketch of Andrew Jackson (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)
  • On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.)
  • Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits by George Bellows (Exhibition) (1981-1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits from the New Deal (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits from The Americans: The Democratic Experience (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits of the American Stage 1771-1971 (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)
  • Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989-1990: Washington, D.C.)
  • President Monroe's Message (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.)
  • President's Medals 1789-1977 (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
  • Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)
  • Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)
  • Return to Albion: Americans in England 1776-1940 (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)
  • Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)
  • Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)
  • Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • Spirit of the Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
  • The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to the American Independence (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
  • The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)
  • Then and Now: American Portraits from the Past Century (Exhibition) (1987: Sapporo, Japan)
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • This New Man: A Discourse in Portraits (Exhibition) (1968: Washington, D.C.)
  • Time: Man of the Year (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
  • To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
  • To the President: Folk Portraits by the People (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)
  • Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Grant: The Man and the Image (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.)
  • We Never Sleep: The First Fifty Years of the Pinkertons (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)
  • Wedgewood Portraits of the American Revolution (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1965
  • 1965-1999


  • War correspondents
  • Public relations
  • Art museums
  • Silhouettes
  • Radio
  • Museums
  • Presidents
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum publications


United States


  • Books
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures
  • Pamphlets
  • Exhibition catalogs

Local number

SIA Acc. 01-011

Physical description

6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)

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