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January 22-June 6, 1993
Exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Exhibition of portrait photographs from the Archives of American Art at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

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John White Alexander

John White Alexander, ca. 1901

Creator: Zaida Ben-Yusuf

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Chester Beach

Chester Beach, ca. 1908

Creator: Gertrude Käsebier

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Charles Henry Caffin

Charles Henry Caffin, ca. 1911

Creator: Alfred Stieglitz

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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder, ca. 1938

Creator: Herbert Matter

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Rhys Caparn

Rhys Caparn, 1948

Creator: Maya Deren

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Norman Chamberlain

Norman Chamberlain, 1938

Creator: George Hurrell

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William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase, ca. 1890

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Frederic Edwin Church and Theodore Winthrop

Frederic Edwin Church and Theodore Winthrop, ca. 1860

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Arthur B. Davies

Arthur B. Davies, ca. 1908

Creator: Gertrude Käsebier

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Adolf Dehn

Adolf Dehn, ca. 1926

Creator: Andre Kertesz

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Edith Emerson

Edith Emerson, ca. 1919

Creator: Elizabeth Buehrmann

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Juliana Force

Juliana Force, ca. 1931

Creator: Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton

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Charles Lang Freer

Charles Lang Freer, ca. 1916

Creator: Edward Steichen

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Marsden Hartley

Marsden Hartley, 1927

Creator: Paul Strand

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William Ivins

William Ivins, ca. 1900

Creator: Gertrude Käsebier

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William H. Johnson

William H. Johnson, ca. 1927

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, 1941

Creator: Emmy Lou Packard

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Lee Krasner

Lee Krasner, 1972

Creator: Irving Penn

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Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes, ca. 1943

Creator: Man Ray

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his daughter, Edith

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his daughter, Edith, ca. 1868

Creator: G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy

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Willard L. Metcalf

Willard L. Metcalf, ca. 1920

Creator: Nickolas Muray

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Nickolas Muray

Nickolas Muray, ca. 1928

Creator: Edward Steichen

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Eadweard Muybridge self portrait

Eadweard Muybridge self portrait, ca. 1880

Creator: Eadweard James Muybridge

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Louise Nevelson

Louise Nevelson, ca. 1931

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Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe, circa 1920

Creator: Alfred Stieglitz

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Gottardo Piazzoni

Gottardo Piazzoni, ca. 1907

Creator: Arnold Genthe

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Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin, 1940

Creator: Carl Van Vechten

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Henry Ernest Schnakenberg

Henry Ernest Schnakenberg, 1923

Creator: Paul Outerbridge

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Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green

Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green, ca. 1900

Creator: Clayton Stone Harris

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Russell Smith

Russell Smith, 185-?

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Russell Smith, Priscilla Smith, daughter Mary Smith and an unidentified woman.

Russell Smith, Priscilla Smith, daughter Mary Smith and an unidentified woman., ca. 1860

Creator: Xanthus Smith

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Hedda Sterne and Saul Steinberg

Hedda Sterne and Saul Steinberg, 1944

Creator: George Platt Lynes

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Carl Van Vechten

Carl Van Vechten, 1932

Creator: Carl Van Vechten

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Elihu Vedder

Elihu Vedder, ca. 1869

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Abraham Walkowitz

Abraham Walkowitz, ca. 1911

Creator: Arnold Genthe

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Carl Walters

Carl Walters, ca. 1914

Creator: Henrietta Kibbe

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John Quincy Adams Ward in his studio

John Quincy Adams Ward in his studio, ca. 1887

Creator: Pach Brothers

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Hugo Weber

Hugo Weber, 1947

Creator: Harry M. (Harry Morey) Callahan

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Charles Sheeler

Charles Sheeler, not before 1932

Creator: Charles Sheeler

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