American Folk Art Collection, NMHT

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At the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, Curator Silvio Bedini stands behind visitors viewing the Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection. The inscription on the image's negative sleeve reads: "Tour conducted by Mr. Bedini for the children of the White House."


  • Bedini, Silvio A
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Eleanor and Mable Van Alstyne Collection


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Original negative number is 61331.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Art
  • Animals
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Horses
  • Exhibitions
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Children
  • Merry-go-round
  • Folk art
  • Art objects
  • Museum curators
  • Museum visitors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-12193 and OPA-1007-25A and 61331

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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