Jawaharlal Nehru: His Life and His India, NMHT Exhibit

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View is of traveling exhibition designed by Charles and Ray Eames, titled "Jawaharlal Nehru: His Life and His India," on display at the new Museum of History and Technology, now known as National Museum of American History, from October 26, 1965, to January 2, 1966. A guide dressed in a sari stands beside a case holding musical instruments. A visitor on the right is looking at an exhibit. Two people sit on a bench.


  • Eames, Charles
  • Eames, Ray
  • Nehru, Jawaharlal 1889-1964
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: His Life and His India (Exhibition) (Date: 1965-1966 Location: Museum of History and Technology)


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This traveling exhibition was circulated to five cities in 1965-1966 after Nehru died in 1964.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 14, Folder: 7A

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


October 26, 1965, to January 2, 1966

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Musical instruments
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors




  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Exhibit

ID Number

X3805-A or MAH X3805-A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 7.5 h x 10w; Type of Image: Event; Exibit; Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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