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Smithsonian—National Portrait Gallery

CPC Catalog > Organization: Smithsonian—National Portrait Gallery

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Eighth and F Streets NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.


Categories: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama,

America’s Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.

The Portrait Gallery houses the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House. The images here, like those presented in the physical space of the National Portrait Gallery, belong ultimately to the American people. They are our shared story. They are cause for reflection, pride, and confidence in our nation’s past and its future. Explore “America’s Presidents” on Flickr and then come to Washington, DC, and see the actual artworks in person.

Digital access is available via Flickr: 


Presidential content includes:

This collection contains information about all 43 presidents.

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