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 (Smithsonian Institution), Office of Publications, Contracts and Permissions
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