"The Navy Today: Operation Palette II" Exhibition in National Museum of Natural History


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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 10, Folder: 5

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Opening of "The Navy Today: Operation Palette II," Navy Combat Art Traveling Exhibition, in the Foyer Gallery of the Natural History Building, January 10,1965. L to R: Alexander Ross, Corcoran Galley of Art and Harry Lowe, Curator of Exhibits, National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


  • Lowe, Harry 1922-
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building


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Panel featuring montage of Navy art fills center and left; figures fill right.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 10, Folder: 5

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  • Art
  • Navy Today: Operation Palette II, The (Exhibition)
  • Art museums
  • Ross, Alexander
  • Exhibitions
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