National Portrait Gallery Staff at Work

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1156]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 08, Image No. OPA-1156

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National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Administrative Officer Joseph A. Yakaitis and Assistant Director J. Benjamin Townsend discuss the gallery's budget; Charles Nagel, NPG Director, in his office in the newly remodeled Patent Office Building next to a painting of George Washington by artist Rembrandt Peale; Robert G. Stewart, NPG curator, examines a wood block of General George C. Marshall. On his right is a portrait of WIlliam Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.


  • Nagel, Charles 1899-1992
  • Yakaitis, Joseph A
  • Townsend, J. Benjamin
  • Stewart, Robert G
  • National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs


  • Also known as 64040.
  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Frame selections featured in "The Torch," January 1968.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 08, Image No. OPA-1156

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1967
  • December 1967

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Black-and-white negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1156]

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