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Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Design and Production  Search this
Subject:
1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Hans Namuth: Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Cultural Legacy (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1998-1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Floppy disks
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1981
1981-2002
Notes:
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Organized into subseries: 1) Graphics Records; 2) Installation Records
Summary:
This accession consists of two subseries. Subseries 1 consists of graphics records and documents the work of the department on such aspects of exhibitions as gallery guides, posters, invitations, label text, banners, letterhead, case labels, brochures, murals, and advertisements. Subseries 2 consists of installation records and documents the work of the department in installing exhibitions at the museum. Included in this series are floor plans, architectural drawings, installation schedules, and other related materials. Some of the exhibitions covered include "Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s;" "1846: Portrait of the Nation;" "Louis Armstrong: Cultural Legacy;" "Red, Hot & Blue: A Salute to American Musicals;" "Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio;" "Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection;" "Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places;" "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace;" "Celebrity Caricature in America;" "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century;" "Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective;" "Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen;" "George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years;" "Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth Century America;" "Hans Namuth: Portraits;" "Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits;" "A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist;" and "Tête á Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson." Materials include correspondence; memoranda; notes; architectural drawings; floor plans; brochures; pamphlets; drawings; black-and-white photographs, negatives, and transparencies; color photographs, negatives, and transparencies; and floppy disks.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Design  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-054
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2018; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1977-2002 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Design and Production]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_270186