Picture Gallery, U.S. National Museum

ID: 20026 or MAH-20026

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1906

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 28, Folder 8

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"A corner of the Picture Gallery in the Old United States National Museum Building [now the Arts and Industries Building], November, 1906, before it had been entirely remodeled, showing a part of the Harriet Lane Johnston Collection, William Henry Holmes, September 28, 1920." Image shows paintings on the wall and sculpture on pedestals. At this time, the Smithsonian's art collection was designated the National Gallery of Art, now the National Museum of American Art.


  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


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See United State National Museum Bulletin 70, 1916, page 22. This print was made from a glass plate negative that has a crack through the middle of it.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 28, Folder 8

Contact information

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



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  • Sculpture
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  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

20026 or MAH-20026

Physical description

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

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