This accession consists of three websites and one blog maintained by the National Portrait Gallery.
The main National Portrait Gallery website, crawled July 21, 2013, includes information on exhibitions, visiting, educational activities, publications, research projects, and donating. The website also includes the online exhibition Picturing Business in America: Hedcuts in the Wall Street Journal. This accession does not include detailed collections information.
The "Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013" website was crawled on July 21, 2013. The competition and resulting exhibition celebrates excellence and innovation, with a strong focus on the variety of portrait media used by artists today. In addition to information about the competition, it includes the portraits submitted by the finalists.
The "CivilWar@Smithsonian" website, crawled July 30, 2013, is dedicated to examining the United States Civil War through the Smithsonian Institution's extensive and manifold collections. It includes narrative histories, a timeline, a list of resources, and photographs, paintings, objects, and documents from the collections. Although collections from across the Smithsonian are included, the website is produced by the National Portrait Gallery.
The "Face to Face" blog, crawled on July 21, 2013, is dedicated to art, history, and the telling of American lives. The first post was in February 2008.
Materials are in electronic format.