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Past Exhibitions: 1998
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Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary
Exhibited Spring, 1998

In February 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were newlyweds, on a trip in Japan, when the bride took a detour to Korea to entertain the troops. She performed ten shows in four days. Hospitalman 2nd class David Geary, a navy medic, brought his new Argus camera to one of the concerts and created several memorable portraits of the Hollywood star.

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Celebrity Caricature in America
Exhibited April 10 through August 23, 1998.

The art of caricature—the distortion of the face or figure for satiric purposes—claims a long tradition in Western art. During the height of its vogue between the two world wars, caricature of the famous permeated the press and graced New York City café walls, theater curtains, and silk dresses.

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George Marshall: Soldier of Peace
Exhibited November 7, 1997 through July 19, 1998

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Marshall Plan, the National Portrait Gallery and the George C. Marshall Foundation have produced this exhibition, remembering Marshall and the leaders with whom he helped shape history for much of the twentieth century.

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The Seneca Falls Convention
Exhibited Spring, 1998

Held on July 19tha nd 20th in the year 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention was the first organized demand for women's rights and suffrage. National victory would not come until seventy-two years later, in 1920.

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Edith Wharton's World" Portraits of People and Places
Exhibited September 26, 1997 through
January 25, 1998

Author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) portrayed a fascinating segment of the American experience. Although the social and material world in which she lived, has all but vanished, this exhibition to brings to life her remarkable personality and the milieu of her cosmopolitan society.

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Mathew Brady's Portraits
Exhibited September 26, 1997 through January 4, 1998
February 7, 1999

While Mathew Brady is best known today for his photographic documents of the Civil War, his contemporaries admired him for his portraits. This exhibition charts the most productive years of his career, beginning with his emergence in 1844 as a daguerreotypist in New York.

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