Postcard of the National Museum of the American Indian

ID: SIA2013-07876 (front) and SIA2013-07877 (back)

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: 2000

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 3, Folder Denver City Tour

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Summary

Color postcard advertising on Friday, July 21, 2000, in Denver Colorado, of a one-day exhibition from the National Museum of the American Indian called "Return to a Native Place: Creating the National Museum of the American Indian." The front of the postcard is a watercolor rendering of a model of the National Museum of the American Indian. The postcard is unused, but the message side has printed information about the exhibit.

Subject

National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Artwork on the postcard done by Elizabeth Day.
  • The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) was created on November 18, 1989, when President George H.W. Bush signed an act allowing the transfer of the Museum of the American Indian into the Smithsonian to create NMAI.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 3, Folder Denver City Tour

Contact information

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

Date

2000

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Museum buildings
  • Exhibitions
  • Advertising
  • Special events
  • Special events--Marketing

Place

  • Colorado
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07876 (front) and SIA2013-07877 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 8w x 5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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