Postcard of Self Portrait by Benjamin West

ID: SIA2013-07844 (front) and SIA2013-07845 (back)

Creator: Clarke & Way

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: c. 1967-1970

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, Box 32, Folder: NCFA-Postcards for Prints & Postcards, 1967-1970

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Summary

Color postcard of a self-portrait done by Benjamin West in 1819 from the National Collection of Fine Arts, now in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused.

Subject

  • West, Benjamin 1738-1820
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Collection of Fine Arts

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, Box 32, Folder: NCFA-Postcards for Prints & Postcards, 1967-1970

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1967-1970

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07844 (front) and SIA2013-07845 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 4.1w x 6.1h; Type of Image: Postcards; Medium: Paper

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