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Art museum in Washington, D.C.

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National Portrait Gallery (United States): Art museum in Washington, D.C.
The National Portrait Gallery is a historic art museum located between 7th, 9th, F, and G Streets NW in Washington, D.C., in the United States. Founded in 1962 and opened to the public in 1968, it is part of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collections focus on images of famous Americans. The museum is housed in the historic Old Patent Office Building, as is the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The two museums are the eponym for the Gallery Place Washington Metro station, located at the corner of F and 7th Streets NW.


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Elizabeth I Armada Portraits on show together for first time in 430 years

Three of the most famous surviving portraits of Queen Elizabeth I are to go on public display together for the first time in their 430-year history. Created during the “height of her power”, the..

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