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Search more than 15,000 records from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery. NPG's collections of paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and photographs document the diversity of individuals who have made significant contributions to the history and culture of the United States. Find locations and exhibitions for NPG objects on display in the galleries and see related works in the collections that are not currently on view. If you wish to search for portraits that are not in NPG collections, go to Portrait Search.
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