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Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918

Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933
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Physical Description:
1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A scrapbook containing printed material and photographs concerning Tiffany's work.
Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4022 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Henry B. Platt, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, craftsman; New York City and Oyster Bay, N.Y. Was the son of the founder of Tiffany and Company jewelry firm of which he was vice president and director. Was also president and art director of Tiffany Studios, which produced Tiffany Favrile glass that he originated. In 1918 he established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for art students at Oyster Bay Long Island.
Lent 1988 by Henry Platt, great-grandson of Tiffany. The scrapbook was compiled by an employee of the firm in 1919 and given to Tiffany as a gesture of affection by the employee.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, American
Decorative arts
Painting, American
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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