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Alexandra S. Watkins papers concerning Miye Matsukata, 1969-1980

Creator:
Watkins, Alexandra Solowij, 1933-
Subject:
Matsukata, Miye
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 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:
Forty slides (1969-1979) taken by Watkins of jewelry and a bathroom frieze designed by Miye Matsukata, two press releases (1980), and three photocopies of clippings (1979) concerning Matsukata and her work, one is an obituary.
Citation:
Alexandra S. Watkins papers concerning Miye Matsukata, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Watkins is a jeweler, goldsmith, Boston, Mass. who headed jeweler Miye Matsukata's workshop for many years and photographed pieces as they were returned for cleaning or repair.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Alexandra Solowij Watkins.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Asian American artists
Goldsmiths
Jewelers
Jewelers
Jewelry
Jewelry making
Slides (photographs)
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7216
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209353
AAA_collcode_watkalex
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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