Moving Stuart Portraits Out of NPG

ID: 95-252

Creator: White, Rolland

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: June 1983

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Summary

After three years at the National Portrait Gallery, (l-r) William Trossen, Terry Conable, Lina Best and David Price are moving the Gilbert Stuart portraits of George and Martha Washington for shipment to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where they will be displayed under an alternating exhibition plan worked out in 1980 when the two museums jointly purchased the paintings from the Boston Athenaeum.

Subject

  • Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Washington, Martha 1731-1802
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, June 1983

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: June 1983

Contact information

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

Date

1983

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Trossen, William
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Art
  • Packing
  • Price, David
  • Portraits
  • Best, Lina
  • Conable, Terry
  • Art--Packing
  • Painting

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

95-252

Physical description

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

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