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The first catalogue of the National Gallery of Art in the United States National Museum is published under the direction of Richard Rathbun.


  • Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918
  • National Collection of Fine Arts)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Taylor, Joshua C. National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978, p. 25.

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