National Portrait Gallery in the A&I Building

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The entrance to a National Portrait Gallery (NPG) exhibition entitled "Recent Acquisitions", which was on display October 4 through November 28, 1966 in the Arts and Industries Building (A&I). Visible in the photograph are portraits of J. Pierpont Morgan (large painting in center); William McKinley on his left; Warren G. Harding on his right; and Pocahontas on right front panel. The NPG was housed in the A&I Building until 1967 when it moved to its permanent location in the old Patent Office Building, now known as the American Art and Portrait Galleries building.


  • McKinley, William
  • Pocahontas d. 1617
  • Harding, Warren G (Warren Gamaliel) 1865-1923
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Arts and Industries Building


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, Box 1, Folder: 8

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  • Art
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  • Exhibitions
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  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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SIA2011-1459 or 066343-A

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Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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