Portraits on Exhibit in the NCFA

ID: 94-6803

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1952

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 312 Box 29 Folder 2

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Portraits, including one of Joseph Henry, the first Secretary of the Smithsonian, on exhibit in Galley 2 of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, in the Natural History Building, March 11, 1952. There is a glass case with objects in front of the portraits. The photograph shows the south wall.


  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • National Collections


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Folder 2 contains 11 additional March 1952 5x7s, four undated 8x10s.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 312 Box 29 Folder 2

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



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  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Portraits
  • Galleries
  • Painting
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art objects


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 5h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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