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Joseph Ternbach papers, 1915-1985

Creator:
Ternbach, Joseph, 1897-1982
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H.
Brancusi, Constantin
Higgins, John Woodman
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Hoopes, Thomas T.
Lerner, Abram
Moore, Henry
Richardson, Edgar Preston
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical material; correspondence with colleagues and customers including Mrs. Marcel Duchamp, John Woodman Higgins, Joseph Hirshhorn, Thomas T. Hoopes, Abram Lerner, Henry Moore, E. P. Richardson, and Homer Saint-Gaudens; letters from Alfred Barr concerning the restoration of Brancusi's BIRD IN FLIGHT; gold and silversmiths' association dues records, 1920-1935; invoices for restoration work, 1940-1980; by-laws for the gold and silversmiths' association, Vienna, 1919; printed articles by and about Ternbach, 1952-1974; announcements and catalogs for exhibitions of artifacts from Ternbach's collection, 1984-1985; and booklets about antiques.
Citation:
Joseph Ternbach papers, 1915-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculpture conservator and restorer; Forest Hills, New York. Born in Vienna, Austria in 1897.
Language Note:
Some material is in German.
Provenance:
Donated by Ternbach's wife, Anna, in 1982, 1985, and 1987.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Conservators
Restorers
Sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7134
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209268
AAA_collcode_ternjose
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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