This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides, exhibition catalogs, and brochures. Publications covered include "Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914;" "American Portrait Drawings;" "American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference;" "Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture;" "Portraits by George Bellows;" "Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution;" "Champions of American Sport;" "National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist;" "Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844;" "Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935;" "Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography;" "Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures;" "Facing the Light: Historic American Daguerreotypes;" "Fifty American Faces from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery;" "The National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection of Notable Americans;" "A Gallery of Presidents: The Hall of Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery;" "U. S. Grant: The Man and the Image;" "A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits;" "In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Five American Patriots and the Road to Revolution;" "Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788;" "Portraits from The American: The Democratic Experience;" "Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940;" "Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872);" "Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture;" "Benjamin West and His American Students;" "William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter;" and "Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, permissions, purchase orders, brochures, and clippings.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-103, National Portrait Gallery, Office of Publications, Contracts and Permissions
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