Jefferson Davis Portraits Donated to NPG

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Portraits of Jefferson Davis and his wife, Varina Howell, President and First Lady of the Confederate States of America, are presented to the National Portrait Gallery by their great grandchildren, Varina Webb Stewart and Joel A.H. Webb.


  • Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889
  • Davis, Varina 1826-1906
  • Stewart, Varina Webb
  • Webb, Joel H
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 355.

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


April 17, 1980


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  • Portraits
  • Gifts
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