Eminent Figures from the American Catholic Religious Tradition

October 8, 1979 – November 22, 1979

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Great Hall, East End

On display in conjunction with the Papal visit are portraits of the first 2 American cardinals; the first American bishop, Bishop John Carroll; and 3 American saints, as well as photographs of notable members of the Catholic clergy. Works are from collections of the National Portrait Gallery and private institutions.