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Poster Portraits

March 27, 1992 – August 16, 1992

Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, Gallery 121 A

This exhibition features posters promoting wild west shows, athletic events, political campaigns, and Hollywood films. Included are such popular figures as Thomas Edison, Buffalo Bill Cody, Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Rita Hayworth, Thomas E. Dewey, and Harry S. Truman.

Assembled from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery.