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The National Portrait Gallery puts a red British double-decker bus into service as a free shuttle to take visitors from the National Museum of History and Technology to the National Portrait Gallery. An attendant is on board to give passengers and introductory talk about the Gallery and its collections.


National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 6/1975, p. 1

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


May 1, 1975


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