The Portraits

Make thousands of new acquaintances! Featuring scientists, statesmen, and film stars, glimpsed through rare nineteenth-century daguerreotypes or year-old digital video, the National Portrait Gallery collections bring you face to face with America. Get to know us better. Browse, search, explore, and visit.

Note: Collection cataloguing is an ongoing process, and we update our records as we conduct additional research and review. If you have questions and concerns or more information about our portraits, please contact us.