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The Café and Courtyard will be closed Sunday, Nov. 17 in preparation for a special event. The museums will close at 5:00 pm, at which point visitors will be directed to exit through the building’s F street lobby. The G street exit and ramp will remain accessible to those who need it. We apologize for any inconvenience.

H. L. Mencken

Artist
Miguel Covarrubias, 22 Nov 1904 - 4 Feb 1957
Sitter
Henry Louis Mencken, 12 Sep 1880 - 29 Jan 1956
Date
1925
Type
Bound Object
Medium
Photomechanical reproduction on paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 23 x 16.8 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/8")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Miguel Covarrubias
Object number
NPG.2010.26.8
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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