Dedication Ceremony for the Opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1249]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 09, Image No. OPA-1249

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Summary

Dedication ceremony for the opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in the sculpture court of the old Patent Office Building, with U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, and Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.

Subject

  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973
  • Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-2007
  • National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Also known as 65451.
  • Digital contact sheet available.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 09, Image No. OPA-1249

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1968
  • May 3, 1968

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Presidents' spouses
  • First ladies

Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1249]

Physical description

35mm;

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