Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States

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“Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States,” is the first major exhibition to explore the historical significance of this prominent position through the mode of portraiture. The exhibition spans nearly 250 years, from Martha Washington ...
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Martha Washington

Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States

The Washington Family

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Abigail Adams

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Abigail Adams

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Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams

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Martha Jefferson Randolph

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Dolley Madison

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Dolley Madison and Anna Payne

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Elizabeth Monroe

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Rachel Jackson

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Emily Donelson

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Hannah Van Buren

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Angelica Van Buren

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Anna Harrison

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Jane Harrison

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Julia Tyler

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The "Rose" of Long Island | Julia Gardiner Tyler

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Letitia Tyler

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Sarah Polk

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Betty Dandridge

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Featured

Martha Washington 1731–1802

George Washington and Family

Abigail Adams 1744–1818

Abigail Adams 1744–1818

Credits

The exhibition is curated by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, the National Portrait Gallery’s senior historian and director of history, research, and scholarly programs.

Venue

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery

Washington DC

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