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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.

Midsummer's Election

Artist
Duncan Macpherson, born 1924
Sitter
John George Diefenbaker, 1895 - 1979
Lester Bowles Pearson, 1897 - 1972
Date
1962
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor and ink on board
Dimensions
45.7cm x 32.3cm (18" x 12 11/16"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.78.TC182
Culture
John George Diefenbaker: Canadian
Lester Bowles Pearson: Canadian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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