Child Exhibit at National Gallery of Art

ID: 2002-32218

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder: 5

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Edwin Burrage Child and his daughter view the special exhibit of his portraits at the National Gallery of Art, now the National Museum of American Art, in the Natural History Building. The exhibit of 36 oil paintings was held from February 15 to April 6,1930. The artist sits on a bench, right foreground, and his daughter stands to his right with one knee resting on the bench. Several paintings are visible along the two walls of the exhibit room in the background.


  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Natural History Building


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The old negative number is 18499, but that negative has been lost. F13 contains #18499-A, with artist standing left of bench and daughter seated.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder: 5

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



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  • Child, Edwin Burrage
  • Portraits
  • Exhibitions
  • Artists


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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