Henry Bacon Watercolors on Exhibit

ID: 2004-10359 or MAH-18342-D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Print

Date: 1931

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 36, Folder 2

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Special Exhibition of watercolors of Egypt, Greece, Italy, France, and England by Henry Bacon (1839-1912) at the National Gallery in the Museum of Natural History (MNH), March 14-April 30,1931. Twenty-two watercolors arranged in two rows fill the back walls. Four women and a boy are viewing them, at the left rear. Three women are seated on back to back benches, in the right foreground.


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  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


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  • F5 contains two additional photos of this event.
  • The original negative number is 18342-D, but that negative could not be found on file. The original photograph was re-scanned and given new negative and digital file numbers.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 36, Folder 2

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  • Art
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  • Bacon, Henry


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  • Watercolor

ID Number

2004-10359 or MAH-18342-D

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Print

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