First Ladies Hall, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F17_004]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1955

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder 17, Image No. SIA_000095_B42_F17_004

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Summary

First Ladies Hall in the Arts and Industries Building, featuring dresses worn by Dolley Madison, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Martha Washington, and Abigail Adams, with gowned figures placed in a likeness of a room in the White House (1789-1817).

Subject

  • Madison, Dolley 1768-1849
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson 1772-1836
  • Washington, Martha 1731-1802
  • Adams, Abigail 1744-1818
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of History

Notes

  • USNM No. 43539A
  • See United States National Museum Annual Report, 1955, p. 8-9.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder 17, Image No. SIA_000095_B42_F17_004

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1955

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F17_004]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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