"Genteel Female" Opens in Arts & Industries Building, September 25, 1970

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"The Genteel Female" a special exhibition of lithographs from the Smithsonian's Harry T. Peters America on Stone Collection depicts the romantic view of the American woman of the 19th century. The exhibition was housed in the Arts & Industries Building.


  • Peters, Harry Twyford 1881-1948
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • The Genteel Female (Exhibition) September 25, 1970: Arts & Industries Building


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 405, Box 1, Folder: 1970, Calendar of Events September 1970.

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  • September 25, 1970
  • 19th century


  • Graphic arts
  • Art, American
  • Lithography
  • Art & Industries Building (A&I)
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Stone
  • Museum exhibits

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