Art and Archeology of Viet-Nam, Exhibition, 1960

ID: MNH530H

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 49, Folder: 1

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Summary

The National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, exhibition "Art and Archeology of Viet-Nam" at the Natural History Building, October 27-December 8,1960. The exhibit includes more than 400 objects covering several centuries. It subsequently toured United States cities under the aegis of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. This photograph of dignitaries at the opening reception on October 26,1960 includes James Bradley, Under Secretary of the SI, second from right and NCFA Director Thomas M. Beggs, right.

Subject

  • Beggs, Thomas M
  • Bradley, James C. 1910-1984
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

F1 contains several additional photographs from this event.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 49, Folder: 1

Contact information

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

Date

1960

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Topic

  • Art museums
  • Art and Archeology of Viet-Nam (Exhibition)
  • Art museum directors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

MNH530H

Physical description

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

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