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Ward, David

Former Curator Emeritus

American nineteenth century social, cultural and art history; documentary editing; Charles Willson Peale and his times; also in modernism (both literary and artistic).

Background And Education

Education And Training


Selected Publications

  • Book

    • Ward, David, Barber, James G., Fortune, Brandon Brame, and Lemay, Kate C. 2018. America's Presidents: National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books. 2018
    • Moss, Dorothy and Ward, David C. 2017. The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution. 2017