Not a Model Boy Exhibit Opens at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG)

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"Not a Model Boy" opens at the National Portrait Gallery, marking the one hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."


  • Twain, Mark 1835-1910
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Not a Model Boy (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • The Torch refers to the exhibit as "Not the Model Boy."
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 4
  • Torch, 1/1977, p. 6

Contact information

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


December 9, 1976



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