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Foundational Truths

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 07:00:00 -0000
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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PORTRAITS
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b347997fbfb497b27b3c914e12db67b0

Commodore Esek Hopkins

Alternate Title:
An Impartial History of the War in America
Artist:
Robert Pollard, 1755 - 1838  Search this
Sitter:
Commodore Esek Hopkins, 1718 - 1802  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20.5 x 12.3cm (8 1/16 x 4 13/16")
Type:
Print
Place:
United Kingdom\England
Date:
c. 1782
Topic:
Commodore Esek Hopkins: Male  Search this
Commodore Esek Hopkins: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.75.28.2.f
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41a041b76-4ac0-4d20-b111-f02ec98a5086
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.75.28.2.f

1st Earl Charles Grey

Alternate Title:
An Impartial History of the War in America
Artist:
Robert Pollard, 1755 - 1838  Search this
Sitter:
1st Earl Charles Grey, 1729 - 1807  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20.5 x 12.3cm (8 1/16 x 4 13/16")
Type:
Print
Place:
United Kingdom\England
Date:
c. 1782
Topic:
1st Earl Charles Grey: Male  Search this
1st Earl Charles Grey: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.75.28.2.h
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm464f259ab-5b55-474e-9f7c-55545cde227d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.75.28.2.h

Publications, 2014, 2019

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Department of Publications  Search this
Uniform title:
Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction (Monograph : 2014)  Search this
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery (Monograph : 2019)  Search this
Subject:
Fortune, Brandon Brame  Search this
Reaves, Wendy Wick 1950-  Search this
Ward, David C. 1952-  Search this
Quealy, Patricia  Search this
Conlon, Rhys  Search this
McGavran, Sarah  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Date:
2014
2014-2019
2014, 2019
Topic:
Museum publications  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Exhibition catalogs  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 22-128
See more items in:
Publications 1965-1999, 2014, 2019 [National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Department of Publications]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404779

John Stilwell

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Stilwell  Search this
Medium:
Unrecorded
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Jabot  Search this
John Stilwell: Male  Search this
John Stilwell: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
NJ990080
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b05aa3a4-20ac-4037-96c0-6f9dbb2b14c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NJ990080

Joseph Delaplaine letter: Philadelphia, [P.A.], to Ezra C. Gross, 1819 Dec. 21

Creator:
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Subject:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Gross, Ezra Carter  Search this
Citation:
Joseph Delaplaine letter: Philadelphia, [P.A.], to Ezra C. Gross, 1819 Dec. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8288
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210459
AAA_collcode_delajose
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210459

Lawrence B. Van Ingen papers relating to a portrait of Daniel Boone, 1872-1985

Creator:
Van Ingen, Lawrence B.  Search this
Subject:
Boone, Daniel  Search this
Harding, Chester  Search this
Citation:
Lawrence B. Van Ingen papers relating to a portrait of Daniel Boone, 1872-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9621
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211828
AAA_collcode_vaninge
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211828

Historical American Records Survey portrait survey records, 1935-1942

Creator:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Citation:
Historical American Records Survey portrait survey records, 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9793
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212230
AAA_collcode_histreco
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212230

[Robert Scurlock publicity portrait : black-and-white photonegative.]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 77
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
No ink on negative. Possibly a self-porttrait. Publicity portrait of Robert Scurlock holding a photograph of Mamie Eisenhower. A press camera is on a tripod behind him. "Kodak--Safety Film" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cameras  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Self-portraits, American  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Portraits -- African American men
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84813c9b6-e99e-4f39-91f7-148b0f055715
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref2576
Online Media:

Andy Warhol : patrons and friends : paintings and drawings 1970-1977

Author:
Warhol, Andy 1928-1987  Search this
Mason, Christopher 1960 Sept. 15-  Search this
Paul Kasmin Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Warhol, Andy 1928-1987  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Portraits
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Men  Search this
Men in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_744854

A Portrait of an American Hero and a Generation That Is Slowly Fading Away

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:01:57 +0000
Topic:
History  Search this
See more posts:
History | Smithsonian
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4c12795450e92abd56089ab21786b5ad

Nicholas Biddle

Artist:
Christian Schussele, 16 Apr 1824 - 1879  Search this
Copy after:
James Peale, 1749 - 24 May 1831  Search this
Sitter:
Nicholas Biddle, 1750 - 1778  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on Masonite
Dimensions:
64.5cm x 51.8cm (25 3/8" x 20 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1849-59
Topic:
Nicholas Biddle: Male  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Object number:
1859.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm407b032f2-bf2b-4d77-9a43-82bd86462c92
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1859.7

Benjamin Mumford

Artist:
Samuel King, 1748? - 1819  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Mumford, 1735 - 1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56.4cm x 43.9cm (22 3/16" x 17 5/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800-10
Topic:
Benjamin Mumford: Male  Search this
Benjamin Mumford: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Newport Historical Society
Object number:
1887.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44f7e5b49-4c96-4ffa-b51f-25727419d089
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1887.1.1

Edward Roche

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Roche, 1754 - 1821  Search this
Medium:
Negative cut on black paper
Dimensions:
9cm x 6.4cm (3 9/16" x 2 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
c. 1800-21
Topic:
Silhouette  Search this
Edward Roche: Male  Search this
Edward Roche: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Delaware
Object number:
1896.04
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm453821f54-04d3-41b2-b0b9-aebf27a62551
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1896.04

Gordon * Hotchins

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly:
Gordon Hotchins, 1733 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
66.2cm x 56cm (26 1/16" x 22 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1815-25
Topic:
Gordon Hotchins: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New Hampshire Historical Society
Object number:
1951.25...
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b4c601b1-1507-4a50-a4d7-b74d9142c0c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1951.25...

Gordon Hutchins

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Gordon Hutchins, 1733 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
72.5cm x 61cm (28 9/16" x 24"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-15
Topic:
Gordon Hutchins: Male  Search this
Gordon Hutchins: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New Hampshire Historical Society
Object number:
1974.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d0526d5f-abc9-45e9-90a6-08c0761898d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1974.14.1

Matthias Denman

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Matthias Denman  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 21.2cm x 16.5cm (8 3/8" x 6 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-20
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Matthias Denman: Male  Search this
Matthias Denman: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Matthias Denman: Natural Resource Occupations\Pioneer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cincinnati Historical Society
Object number:
1976.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43b96103b-fd23-4b83-adee-3907a3d51ad1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1976.16.1

John Barry

Artist:
Andrew O'Connor, Jr., 1874 - 1941  Search this
Sitter:
John Barry, 1745 - 1803  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
54.5cm x 19cm x 14.6cm (21 7/16" x 7 1/2" x 5 3/4"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1905-20
Topic:
John Barry: Male  Search this
John Barry: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Commodore  Search this
John Barry: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
2015.19.3719
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm458b0cd6b-f874-4f14-ad8e-49b0310b5606
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2015.19.3719

John Barry

Artist:
Andrew O'Connor, Jr., 1874 - 1941  Search this
Sitter:
John Barry, 1745 - 1803  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
53cm x 19cm x 14.2cm (20 7/8" x 7 1/2" x 5 9/16"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1905-20
Topic:
John Barry: Male  Search this
John Barry: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Commodore  Search this
John Barry: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
2015.19.3720
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm494fff371-d3b0-40d4-9e12-87ac106a6a6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2015.19.3720

Gordon Hutchins

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Gordon Hutchins, 1733 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
Negative cut and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
8.2cm x 6.7cm (3 1/4" x 2 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
c. 1810-20
Topic:
Gordon Hutchins: Male  Search this
Gordon Hutchins: Military and Intelligence\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Daughters of the American Revolution Museum
Object number:
2109
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43dd21aac-c457-400e-9b1a-707cde875c83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2109

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