Okinawa-Continuing Traditions, Exhibition


Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 52, Folder: 13

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"Okinawa--Continuing Traditions," exhibit at the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, Foyer Gallery in the Natural History Building, May 5-28,1962. The 83 pieces, representing a variety of arts, scanned 500 years. This photograph of dignitaries on opening day includes NCFA Director Thomas M. Beggs, second from left.


  • Beggs, Thomas M
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building


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F13 contains several additional photographs of dignitaries and exhibits

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 52, Folder: 13

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



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  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Okinawa
  • Exhibitions
  • Continuing Traditions (Exhibition)
  • Foyer Gallery
  • Art museum directors
  • Okinawa--Continuing Traditions (Exhibition)
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art, Asian


  • Photographic print
  • Event

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

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