First Ladies Gowns Exhibited in Arts & Industries

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Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary
One of the rooms in the First Ladies Exhibit reinstalled in the West North Range of the Arts and Industries Building on May 24, 1955, in period decorated rooms, showing figures with the gowns worn by Dolley Madison, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Martha Washington, and Abigail Adams.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 17
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Artifacts
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Exhibitions
First Ladies Gowns
Gifts
Mannequins (figures)
Museum mannequins
Presidents' spouses
Women--History
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
Unknown
Subject
Adams, Abigail 1744-1818
Randolph, Martha Jefferson 1772-1836
Washington, Martha 1731-1802
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849
Arts and Industries Building
Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
First Ladies Hall
United States National Museum
National Collections
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
1955
Place
United States
Type
Photographic print
Exhibit
Standard number
43539-A or MAH-43539A