Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Friday, June 15th, 2018 - Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

The 2018 installation of the Daguerreian Gallery celebrates the National Portrait Gallery’s golden anniversary by highlighting fifty years of daguerreotype collecting by the museum. Included will be portraits of such iconic figures as activist and reformer Dorothea Dix, entrepreneur and showman P. T. Barnum with Tom Thumb, Seneca Chief Governor Blacksnake, U.S. Navy Commodore Matthew C. Perry, and artist Alfred Waud. 

Daily 11:30am - 7pm 

Free admission 

National Portrait Gallery 
8th and F Streets NW

Washington, DC

38.8978609, -77.0229419