Golden Pheasants, NPG

ID: 92-3566

Creator: Neufeld, Harry B

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder October 1968

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Summary

A pair of golden pheasants, given by Lafayette to George Washington, were mounted by Charles Wilson Peale, artist and amateur naturalist, for his museum. The birds were on display with Peal's portrait in the opening exhibition of the National Portrait Gallery.

Subject

  • Peale, Charles Willson
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, October 1968

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder October 1968

Contact information

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

Date

1968

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Pheasants
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

92-3566

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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