Cover of Chinese "Then and Now" Exhibit Catalogue

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The front cover of the Chinese language catalogue for the "Then and Now: American Portraits from the Past Century" exhibit. The National Portrait Gallery's exhibit opened in Hong Kong December 18, 1987, marking the beginning of the first overseas tour of a major exhibition from the gallery. The catalogue cover features an oil on canvas portrait of Willard Huntington Wright, an author who wrote under the pseudonym S. S. Van Dine, painted by Stanton MacDonald-Wright in 1913.


  • Macdonald-Wright, Stanton 1890-1973
  • Van Dine, S. S
  • Wright, Willard Huntington 1888-1939
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Then and Now: American Portraits from the Past Century (Exhibition) (1987)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 92-062, Box 6, Folder: Then and Now Catalogues

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


December 18, 1987

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  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Portraits
  • Exhibitions


  • Hong Kong (China)
  • China


  • Document
  • Book

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Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 8.5w x 11h ; Type of Image: Book; Medium: Document

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