George Washington Bicentennial Exhibition, 1932

ID: MAH10882-A or MAH-10882A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1932

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 36, Folder 7

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George Washington Bicentennial Exhibition of commemorative paintings and sculpture at the National Gallery of Art, now the National Museum of American Art, in the Natural History Building, March 26, 1932 - November 24,1932. View from the upper level highlights heroic-sized murals on Washington's life installed for the event on the building's upper level structure above the art Galleries. Sculpture in the exhibition is visible looking down into the roofless Gallery below, and the permanent collection fills the galleries to the right.


  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • Natural History Building


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 36, Folder 7

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  • Art
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  • George Washington Bicentennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
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  • Photographic print
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MAH10882-A or MAH-10882A

Physical description

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

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