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National Portrait Gallery – United States

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The National Portrait Gallery is part of the Smithsonian Institution and its collection focuses on images of famous Americans. The museum is housed in the Old Patent Office Building, as is the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the National Portrait Gallery include:

Further insights about National Portrait Gallery are available via the following links:

  • Historical Objects and Exhibits of the National Portrait Gallery

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   National Portrait Gallery
  • City:                       Washington, D.C.
  • Country:               United States
  • Opened:               1829
  • Type:                     Portrait Gallery
  • Location:              8th & F Streets NW, Washington, D.C., United States

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